Americans are constantly exposed to the narrative that this is a country that doesn't care about soccer. The sport's too slow, too soft and ultimately, it's just not our type of football. But on Monday, for one evening at least, this was an absolutely soccer crazy nation.
Below you'll find footage of various locations around the country where fans celebrated the United States' triumph over a Ghanaian squad that booted them from the previous two World Cups. The United States plays their next game against Portugal on Sunday, so let these videos tide you over until then:
Kansas City, Missouri:
College Station, Texas:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana:
Grant Park, Chicago:
Charlotte, North Carolina:
And strictly for nostalgic purposes:
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