USA World Cup dream ended by Belgium

The USA's World Cup campaign has ended after a 2-1 extra-time defeat against Belgium. The tournament has seen a huge rise in interest in football, with Americans reportedly the largest contingent of overseas fans who travelled to Brazil.

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Thousands of Americans gather as US take on Belgium

American football fans have gathered in their thousands to show their support for the national team as they take on Belgium in the last 16 of the World Cup.

The country has been gripped by "Soccer fever" after Jurgen Klinsmann's side progressed from a tough group containing Germany, Portugal and Ghana to make the knockout stages.

The winner of the tie will face Argentina in the quarter-finals, after the South Americans scored an extra time winner to beat Switzerland.

Thousands of fans gathered in Chicago ahead of the match. Credit: APTN
A US fan salutes before the last 16 clash. Credit: Reuters
US fans cheer their team on in Brazil. Credit: Reuters

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