Loss to Brazil doesn't ruin U.S. accomplishments

BY Jamie Trecker • June 29, 2009

For 45 minutes, it looked like the U.S. might just pull off another miracle Sunday.

Up 2-0 against a confused-looking Brazil side, the Americans were displaying the acumen and grit they showed in their midweek upset of No. 1 ranked Spain. Fans were daring to believe that after all this time, and after so much heartbreak, this might finally be the U.S.'s moment to shine.

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