Monday, June 23, 2014

World Cup: Fit To Be Tied

Well, the US and Portugal tied 2-2 last night, and my crew and I were NOT HAPPY.  Still, in retrospect, it was a crazy match, and Portugal - I have to hand it to them - actually made their desperation into a last-second goal to stay alive in the tournament. (Still, my favorite reaction was a buddy's who saw it and screamed, "ARE YOU F***ING KIDDING ME?!")  Next up we get to face Germany, and it will be a case of the current girlfriend meeting the ex, as Klinsmann used to coach the German team and now he's coaching ours.

Aside from the action on the pitch, though, the US fans in the stands provided plenty of entertainment from the folks dressed as the Statue of the Liberty to this utterly magnificent madness as captured by ESPN:

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