World Cup: Belgium defeats U.S. 2-1Loading
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    It was close throughout regulation, but when extra time came along, Belgium struck hard and fast, scoring two goals that the United States could not overcome in a 2-1 outcome that eliminated the Americans from the 2014 World Cup.

    Fans watch a 2014 World Cup round of 16 soccer match between the United States and Belgium at a public viewing party, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Philadelphia. Belgium won 2-1.
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    Fans react while watching a 2014 World Cup round of 16 soccer match between the United States and Belgium at a public viewing party, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Philadelphia. Belgium won 2-1.
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    Soccer fan Michael Wasco, left, from Washington, watches as the hopes are fading for the USA team to win their World Cup soccer match against Belgium, in Washington, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The USA team lost 2-1 in an extra time against Belgium.
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    Belgium's head coach Marc Wilmots, right, greets United States' head coach Juergen Klinsmann after the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium won the match 2-1 after extra-time.
    Julio Cortez | AP
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    Belgium's Axel Witsel (6) with Jan Vertonghen celebrates after Belgium defeated the USA 2-1 in extra time to advance to the quarterfinals during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    United States fans react while watching a World Cup soccer match between the United States and Belgium at a public viewing party, in Detroit, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    Belgium's head coach Marc Wilmots, left, shakes hands with United States' head coach Juergen Klinsmann after the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The US team was ousted from the World Cup in a 1-2 loss to Belgium.
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    Fans watch the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between the United States and Belgium at a public viewing party in San Francisco, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium won 2-1.
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    Soccer fan Collins Fon from Washington, reacts as he watches the USA vs Belgium World Cup soccer match in Washington, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The USA team lost 2-1 in an extra time against Belgium.
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    Belgium's Vincent Kompany celebrates after the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium won the match 2-1 after extra-time.
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    Belgium's Romelu Lukak, left, reacts after the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium won the match 2-1 after extra-time.
    Julio Cortez | AP
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    A United States soccer fan with his face painted in camoflouge watches the World Cup round of 16 match between Belgium and United States inside the FIFA Fan Fest area during the 2014 soccer World Cup in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium beat the United States 2-1 in extra time to reach World Cup quarterfinals.
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    United State supporters react as Belgium scored a goal in extra time during the World Cup soccer match between the United States and Belgium at a viewing party in Indianapolis, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    United States supporter Jill Labita reacts as the U.S. missed a shot on goal in extra time during the World Cup soccer match between the United States and Belgium at a viewing party in Indianapolis, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Michael Conroy | AP
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    A US fan looks on at the end of the extra time during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium held on to beat US 2-1 in extra time.
    Felipe Dana | AP
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    Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois gestures after the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium won the match 2-1 after extra-time.
    Julio Cortez | AP
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    Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne celebrates as the match ends and Belgium defeated the USA 2-1 in extra time to advance to the quarterfinals during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Natacha Pisarenko | AP
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    Alyssa Alonso of Cleburne, Texas, watches the Belgium U.S. World Cup soccer match during a watch party at AT&T stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.
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    United States fans Anita Wray, left, hugs Sofia Trogu after Belgium scored a goal against the United States in the World Cup round of 16 soccer match at a public viewing party in San Francisco, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium won 2-1.
    Jeff Chiu | AP
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    United States' head coach Juergen Klinsmann leaves the pitch after the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The US team was ousted from the World Cup in a 1-2 loss to Belgium.
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    United States' Clint Dempsey, left, and Graham Zusi leave the pitch after the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The US team was ousted from the World Cup in a 1-2 loss to Belgium.
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    A Belgium soccer fan celebrates her team's victory after watching the World Cup round of 16 match against United States on a live telecast inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium beat the United States 2-1 in extra time to reach World Cup quarterfinals.
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    Amy Mazariegos, foreground, reacts with other United States fans as they watch the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between the United States and Belgium at a public viewing party in San Francisco, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium won 2-1.
    Jeff Chiu | AP
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    Belgium's Marouane Fellaini, left, and Daniel Van Buyten celebrate after the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium won the match 2-1 after extra-time.
    Julio Cortez | AP
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    Belgium's head coach Marc Wilmots celebrates with staff members after the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The US team was ousted from the World Cup in a 1-2 loss to Belgium.
    Themba Hadebe | AP
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    Belgium's Jan Vertonghen helps United States' Geoff Cameron off the pitch after Belgium defeated the USA 2-1 in extra time to advance to the quarterfinals during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    United States' Geoff Cameron lies on the pitch after Belgium defeated the USA 2-1 in extra time to advance to the quarterfinals during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    A United States supporter reacts during the World Cup soccer match between the United States and Belgium at a viewing party in Indianapolis, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Michael Conroy | AP
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    Syd Surface reacts as Belgium scored a goal in extra time during the World Cup soccer match between the United States and Belgium at a viewing party in Indianapolis, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Michael Conroy | AP
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    Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, saves a shot from United States' Clint Dempsey during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Matt Dunham | AP
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    United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard talks to Belgium's Vincent Kompany after Belgium defeated the USA 2-1 in extra time to advance to the quarterfinals during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Natacha Pisarenko | AP
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    United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard is consoled by Belgium's Kevin Mirallas (11) and Marouane Fellaini (8) after Belgium defeated the USA 2-1 in extra time to advance to the quarterfinals during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Natacha Pisarenko | AP
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    Belgium's Jan Vertonghen, center, greets United States' Geoff Cameron at the end of the extra time during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium held on to beat US 2-1 in extra time. At left is United States' Julian Green.
    Felipe Dana | AP
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    United States' Clint Dempsey (8) tries to score past Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois (1) during the extra time of the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Felipe Dana | AP
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    Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, saves a shot from United States' Clint Dempsey during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Julio Cortez | AP
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    Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, drops as he saves a shot from United States' Clint Dempsey during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Julio Cortez | AP
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    United States' Julian Green, left, celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Matt Dunham | AP
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    United States fans react while watching the second half of the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between the United States and Belgium at a public viewing party in San Francisco, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium won 2-1.
    Jeff Chiu | AP
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    Belgium's Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Julio Cortez | AP
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    United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard reacts after Belgium's Romelu Lukaku scored his side's second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Julio Cortez | AP
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    Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, right, eyes the ball as Belgium's Toby Alderweireld kicks the ball in defense during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Felipe Dana | AP
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    United States' Julian Green, left, scores his side's first goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Matt Dunham | AP
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    Belgium's Romelu Lukaku, left, celebrates with Kevin De Bruyne after scoring his side's second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Matt Dunham | AP
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    Belgium's Romelu Lukaku, right, scores his side's second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Matt Dunham | AP
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    Belgium's Romelu Lukaku, left, gets away from United States' Matt Besler during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Matt Dunham | AP
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    Belgium's Romelu Lukaku, left, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Julio Cortez | AP
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    United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard reacts after Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne scored the opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Julio Cortez | AP
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    Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne, left, touches United States' Jermaine Jones, right, as he lies injured on the ground during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Felipe Dana | AP
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    United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard leaps over Omar Gonzalez to tip the ball away during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard (1) saves a shot during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Felipe Dana | AP
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    Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois can not stop a shot by United States' Julian Green as he scored his side's first goal in extra time during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Natacha Pisarenko | AP
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    United States' Omar Gonzalez (3) and Jermaine Jones head the ball against Belgium's Jan Vertonghen during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    Soccer fan Lauren Sammon, of Richmond, Va., reacts to a play during the Belgium US world Cup soccer match at a pub in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    United States' Julian Green celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois looks to the ball crossing the line as United States' Julian Green scored his side's first goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, right, makes a save as United States' Clint Dempsey, left, looks on during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    United States' Julian Green, right, celebrates after scoring during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. At left is Belgium's Marouane Fellaini.
    Felipe Dana | AP
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    A trainer checks on United States' Jermaine Jones after he was hit in the face with the ball during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois can not stop a shot by United States' Julian Green (16) as Green scores his side's first goal in extra time during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Marcio Jose Sanchez | AP
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    Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne, centre, is surrounded by teammates after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    United States' Julian Green, front, scores his side's first goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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    USA players react after Belgium's Romelu Lukaku scored his side's second goal in extra time during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Marcio Jose Sanchez | AP
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    United States' Julian Green (16) scores during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Felipe Dana | AP
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    Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne, left, scores the opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Julio Cortez | AP
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    US players react after Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne, right, scored the opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
    Julio Cortez | AP
It was close throughout regulation, but when extra time came along, Belgium struck hard and fast, scoring two goals that the United States could not overcome in a 2-1 outcome that eliminated the Americans from the 2014 World Cup.
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