The draw has been very, very kind to The Yanks, who now have a great opportunity to make a run into the (gasp!) semifinals. Maybe, just maybe, soccer madness will stick around for a few more days.
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Against England, the US enjoyed an advantage over the Brits at one position: Goalkeeper. Against Slovenia, the US will not enjoy a similar advantage.
The World Cup can be a little bit much for the average Amerian soccer fan. Best then to leave the television off, because the good people at ESPN are broadcasting all 64 World Cup games.
This US World Cup team, in stark contrast to past US squads, relies almost exclusively on players based abroad.
For an American soccer enthusiast abroad like myself, it was crushing to watch our modest home team come so close to beating the juggernaut that is Brazil, only to lose in the last minutes of the game.
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