Pitch Dish

Ronaldo Thank You Card

According to all the projections, 86% of the possible outcomes would see the USA advance out of the group stage. But that didn’t make it any easier on all our stomachs knowing that Ghana was one goal away from knocking us out of the World Cup. If Ghana beat Portugal 2-1, and Germany beat USA 1-0 or greater, the USA was going home.

So it made all of us Americans very happy to watch (and hear reports) that Ronaldo kept Ghana on edge with many good chances and a late second half goal to win it for Portugal 2-1. It made our game much easier to watch, and made me want to send him a thank you card:


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