World Cup 2014: More evidence that the USA are going crazy for 'soccer'

The United States were in action last night against Portugal

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The United States, a nation best known when it comes to football for calling it 'soccer', have been one of the surprise packages of the World Cup.

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Put in the 'group of death' along with Ghana, Germany and Portugal, last night they were just seconds away from qualifying for the knock-out stage before Silvestre Varela equalised for Portugal.

In what was a roller-coast match, the growing 'soccer' fanbase in the United States appeared to be enthralled by every twist and turn.

Supports of Team USA have travelled in huge numbers to Brazil ensuring fantastic atmospheres at their games so far. Well attended fan parks have also been spreading back home.

These images from last night show just how excited they've been getting.


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