By Steve Clare
Jozy Altidore got the nod from manager Jürgan Klinsmann to be the target striker of the United States Men's National Team in the opening match of the 2014 FIFA Wolrd Cup against Ghana.
President Barack Obama sent a special message from the White House for the USMNT. Minutes prior to kickoff in Natal, the President sent the following message to pump up the team.
Thomas Mueller scored a hat-trick as Germany thrashed Portugal 4-0 to leave Cristiano Ronaldo's dreams of dominating the World Cup in tatters on Monday.