The USA is through the to the round of 16 ahead of Ghana and Portugal.
They went on to beat Ghana, drew with Portugal, and lose by a narrow margin to Germany. Germany top the group with 5 points, the USA and Portugal ended with 3 points each, and Ghana ended with 1. The USA made it through ahead of Portugal on goal difference.
Today they lost the battle but won war. Now they are ready to take it a step further. With a very young inexperienced roster, the USA showed the world that they are as good as any and can compete on the biggest soccer stage in the world.
The world will be watching…