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Party in the USA for World Cup fever

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 - 01:38

Germany celebrates their win over Team USA, while Americans show their national pride in watching parties across the country. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Under the shade of the Manhattan Bridge, soccer fans glow with national pride. Gathering for Team USA's battle against Germany in a much anticipated World Cup match. It was a nail-biter. Cheers turned into dismay as "red, white and blues" watched Germany score the only goal. Loud sighs in the capital, as their team came close to scoring near the end. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ADAM ADES, WORLD CUP TEAM USA SUPPORTER, SAYING: "Realistically it looked like we were playing for the draw. It didn't seem like - we came out nervous, we couldn't get possession, it seems like Germany dominated the amount of possession. But hey, we made it through the next round, we are ready to take on Belgium." Craved fans in Berlin celebrated Germany's domination from start to finish. (SOUNDBITE) (German) FAN DAJANIRA SCHAEFER SAYING: "It was super great. 1-0 for Germany. And we certainly are further. Further, until the final. And we will make it." The Germans were full of love for their team. And despite a loss, so were the Americans -- as they advance to the next round. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ARLINGTON, VIRGIN RESIDENT DAVE KORI AFTER THE MATCH SAYING: "I feel great. I've never been this happy about a loss before. So..." For some, missing a day of work, never felt so good. (SOUNDBITE) (English) BURKE, VIRGINIA RESIDENT COLLEEN DOYLE SAYING: "Oh. It was great. It was adrenaline, like it was just adrenaline pumping. I'm so excited. I'm so happy. I took off work for this, I'm so excited and it was so worth it to get off it work. I can't even describe it. I'm so happy." In Los Angeles, it was party time as usual at the beach. But in addition to bikinis, the American flag.

Party in the USA for World Cup fever

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 - 01:38

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