World Cup Ends for Team USA

Monday, June 28, 2010

US defender Jonathan Bornstein (L) heads the ball ahead of Ghana's striker Asamoah Gyan (Pedro Ugarte/AFP/Getty)

It was a sad weekend for U.S. soccer fans, as they watched the Americans fall to Ghana in the World Cup for the second consecutive time.  Ghana scored the game-winning point in the third minute of extra time, beating the U.S. 2-1. The Takeaway sports contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, reflects on Team USA's perfomance and tells us if the 2010 World Cup can be seen as a successful one for the Americans, and looks at whether it raised the profile of U.S. soccer. However, the tournament isn't over, and Ibrahim says that the great matches are still to come.

Guests:

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

Produced by:

David J Fazekas

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