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.
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