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World Cup Day 5 Open Thread - USA! USA! USA!

It's finally the USA's turn at the World Cup today, and their Group G opponents Germany and Portugal are in action this morning. Don't Tread on Me.

Kevin C. Cox

SB Nation's 2014 World Cup Preview'

The day has finally arrived. The moment that every US Soccer fan has been waiting for these last 4 years. I believe that hype videos speak louder than any words I could type, so without further ado...

If you can watch those and not be pumped for today, I question whether you have a pulse and/or are American. This is your Open Thread for today. Yes, there are 2 other games besides the US as well. Let's do it.


The Teams

Germany | FIFA Ranking - 2

Portugal | FIFA Ranking - 4

The Game

11 AM (Central) Kickoff | ESPN/

Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, Brazil

Announcers - Jon Champion, Stewart Robson

The Teams

Iran| FIFA Ranking - 43

Nigeria| FIFA Ranking - 44

The Game

2 PM (Central) Kickoff | ESPN/

Arena de Baixada, Curitiba, Brazil

Announcers - Derek Rae, Efan Ekoku

The Teams

United States of America| FIFA Ranking - 13

Ghana| FIFA Ranking - 37

The Game

5 PM (Central) Kickoff | ESPN/

Estadio das Dunas, Natal, Brazil

Announcers - Ian Darke, Taylor Twellman

Helpful links

Complete USMNT World Cup Preview

What to Watch at the World Cup on Monday

USA/Ghana - Must-Win for Both Teams?

Why You Should Root for USMNT, the Last American Underdog

SB Nation's World Cup Preview