They said we couldn’t do it. They said America didn’t have what it takes to advance from the Group of Death. They said there’s no way the USMNT could take on USA’s kryptonite in Ghana, powerhouse Germany, and arguably the world’s best player in Cristiano Ronaldo.
But here we are, celebrating a trip to the knockout round of the World Cup. The team sent out this celebration photo shortly after its match against Germany ended. One nation, one team – minus Tim Howard, Michael Bradley and Jermaine Jones.
— U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) June 26, 2014