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PHOTOS: Americans are crazy for soccer

PHOTOS: Americans are crazy for soccer

WORLD CUP:A fan of the U.S. national soccer team celebrates his team's victory during a live broadcast of the soccer World Cup match between the Unites States and Ghana, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, June 16. Clint Dempsey scored in the first minute and rookie substitute John Brooks scored a late game winner as the U.S. defeated Ghana 2-1 in the World Cup opener for both Photo: Associated Press/Leo Correa

The U.S.A. has officially caught World Cup fever. Here’s some pics of America’s match against Ghana to prove it.

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