World Cup Countdown Day 6: England Embarrassed

World Cup Countdown Day 6: Lazy Fan Sports look back at America’s victory over the England in the 1950 World Cup. The American’s won the game 1-0.

No one gave the Americans any chance of toppling the English in Belo Horizonte. Joe Gaetjens and this plucky group of underdogs defied all convention. Gaetjens’ goal seven minutes before halftime propelled the Americans to victory and sent the heavy favourites spiralling toward their eventual first-round demise. It remains the most famous win in U.S. Soccer history to this day.

World Cup Countdown day 6

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Hirving Lozano had a breakout performance at this year’s World Cup, starring for Mexico before they were knocked out by an all-star Brazil side 2-0 in the Last 16.

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Jordan Lombard
Living and breathing the Denver Broncos, Boise State and the Colorado Buffs. Jordan is a former Sports Entrepreneur and content creator. In the editorial world, Jordan has won plaudits from Superbowl winner Byron Chamberlain & Bryan Harsin. In recent years Jordan has worked with the likes of Real Sport, FNV, Business Insider and Forbes.

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