The USA football team may have lost in the pre-quarterfinals but it evoked "unprecedented" appetite for the game in the country that could see it bid for the 2026 World Cup, according to media reports.
America is heading to Brazil "ready to play" in the 2014 World Cup, and Vice President Joe Biden for one is leading the cheers for the US to bring home the coveted trophy for the first time.
Germany ended their American tour with a 4-3 loss to the USA in a thrilling encounter in Washington.
Shaking up the US national team in matters large and small, Jurgen Klinsmann walked into the locker room after his first win last weekend.
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