John Brooks, arriving late but just in time. (Photo by Alex Livesey: FIFA via Getty Images)
World Cup | Brazil 2014
A match interpretation in one image and one sentence
June 16: Ghana 1 USA 2
Americans should thank their Stars and Stripes for these brackets—an electric beginning by a quintessential Captain America from East Texas and the late-late show by a multicultural kid born in Berlin—because most everything in between was a pitch scattered with injury, survival and questions.