I remember growing up in Jamaica I always heard the “the ball is round”. Which means on any given day the underdog can beat the favorite. That is the way I felt about the US win over Spain. It is not going to drive people who live in the US to become fans of soccer. It seems like quite a few people agree based on a Yahoo poll here that asked the questions “What is the status of U.S. soccer now?” See the current results.
What is the status of U.S. soccer now?
World Cup title contender 13%
Team no one wants to play 16%
No difference … just a great win 72%
47813 Total Votes