Tuesday, June 17, 2014
USA! USA! USA!
USA holds on, beats nemesis Ghana 2-1 with late goal.
[NATAL, Brazil — It began with the magical. It ended with the miraculous.
John Brooks, a 21-year-old German-American making his competitive debut for the United States, who was on the field only because a starting fullback was hurt, powered a fierce header into the net in the 86th minute Monday to give the United States a 2-1 victory over Ghana in its first match of the World Cup.