The U.S. lost their chance at a World Cup title when Belgium defeated the Yanks 2-1, but many American soccer fans were quite happy with their team’s efforts. After the game on Tuesday, fans took to Twitter to comment about the unbelievable saves by goalie Tim Howard and the awesome offense of Julian Green.
Green only joined the U.S. team just weeks before the World Cup began, Metro.co.uk wrote. On Tuesday, the Bayern Munich prodigy showed the world why he's considered highly valued player by kicking a mid-air ball into the goal. The 19-year-old has reportedly been linked to Tottenham, and the Spurs valued him at nearly $8.75 million (or £5million).
Even though he playing wasn't enough to keep the U.S. in the World Cup, Howard did make some major saves on Tuesday, which resulted in various Vines being created.
Some people expressed their opinion that Howard is the best player of the 2014 World Cup.
Some might have been disappointed that the U.S. team were eliminated, but plenty of people were able to rejoice in the fact that the American squad played an excellent game. Check out some of the things said on Twitter about Howard and Green below:
Congratulations USA, you guys played with strength and courage, Brazil was sad with defeat Howard and Green First Mexico 48-0 in Super Bowls
— Rodrigo Lopes (@Rodrigotorrefor) July 1, 2014
wow! what a game! howard and green were star players tonight :) of course, sucks to lose, but usa kept on fighting until the very end!
— Marina (@Selly_Tommo) July 1, 2014
s/o to Howard and Green, wow.
— ang (@Angie_Walkerr) July 1, 2014
At least howard and green gave us things to be incredibly stoked on
— meg kowta (@megdk27) July 1, 2014
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