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.
Timmy Chandler says the melting pot of the U.S. soccer team speaks the same language.
"We understand everything good: English, German, Mexican, Chinese," the defender explained.
The consensus on how the United States has done at World Cups, at least in the modern era, more or less follows an every-other-cycle pattern: