The stage was set for one of the greatest World Cup upsets of all time. The U.S. was playing Brazil in the second round of the 1994 World Cup. The U.S. was playing at home on July 4 and then they were playing a man up. Still they lost thanks to ultra-conservative head coach Bora…
The U.S. is relatively new to the World Cup scene, now having qualified for the last seven World Cups. Who knows how they will do in 2010. However, should they advance out of Group C, they have a good chance to go far. Good luck U-S-A!
The U20 World Cup Championship was decided on penalty kicks. Because Brazil missed 3 of its 6 penalties, Ghana was crowned Champs. Had Brazil simply taken low and hard kicks into the side netting, the outcome may have been different.