U.S. Team's World Cup Loss Leaves Fans in Louisville Disappointed
The United States men's soccer team tried to prolong its World Cup run Tuesday against Belgium.With the match underway a continent away, a throng of fans gathered at Louisville Fourth Street Live. They watched every kick, shove and flop on a mega-screen, cheering each of goalkeeper Tim Howard's saves and jeering Belgium's two goals.When the final whistle sealed the U.S.A's fate, fans left Fourth Street disappointed in the loss.Here is what a few of them had to say:
- “We played a good game all through, got lucky with the second half, we just wound up with the loss. We had our chances, we just didn’t succeed.” — Ryan Chesser
- “Two goals in extra time, we can’t let that happen.” — Mitch Crite
- “I don’t know if words can describe it.” — Isaiah Thomas
They'll have to wait awhile to avenge the loss to Belgium. The 2018 World Cup is set to take place in Russia.