USA World Cup dream ended by Belgium

The USA's World Cup campaign has been ended after a 2-1 extra-time defeat against Belgium.

The tournament has seen a huge rise in interest in football in the United States, with Americans reportedly the largest contingent of overseas fans who travelled to Brazil.

USA striker Clint Dempsey is foiled by Belgium's goalkeeper. Credit: Reuters

Despite battling valiantly against a much-fancied Belgian outfit, they fell behind to goals from Kevin de Bruyne and Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, before Jermaine Green scored a consolation.

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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.