The 2014 FIFA World Cup began June 12 and has left many USA fans with racing hearts.
A total of 64 matches are played in 12 cities across Brazil. With the tournament ending July 13, students look back on some of their favorite moments.
“When the U.S. goalie saved the goal several times in a row.” — Musashi Howe, Mechanical engineering, Portland, Oregon
“In the U.S. vs. Portugal game when the ball hit the goal post and the player kicked it in again and the goalie caught it, it was so exciting.” — Shelby Hancock, Global supply chain, St. Joseph, Michigan
“Seeing the U.S. move on and seeing all the incredible volley goals.” — Chris Doxey, Neuroscience, Salt Lake City
“The last 20 seconds of the U.S. vs. Portugal game were the most exciting time in the whole freaking world.” — Maddie Christensen, Nursing, Phoenix
“I love all the support America has shown in this World Cup.” — Daniel Mason, Biophysics, Los Llamos, New Mexico
“I’ve been enjoying watching Brazil actually; they’ve been doing really well. I am also excited for the U.S. vs. Germany game.” — Devon Zimmerman, History, Los Angeles