John Brooks, fresh into his first career World Cup match, comes off the bench and does this. In the 86th minute.
This caused some celebration as dramatic 2-1 victories are wont to do.
USA BABY! Can't describe what I'm feeling right now! I'm absolutely speechless! All I know is I definitely have some goosebumps! #america— Michael Nanchoff (@mnanchoff) June 17, 2014
BROOKS!!!!!!!! My brother from another mister!! #USA— Amber Brooks (@abrooks22) June 16, 2014
The Yanks got things started early too with a goal just :29 seconds into the match by Clint Dempsey.
Goaaaaaalllllllllllllllll. Yahhhhhhhhhhhh #USAvGHA— Michael Harrington (@mikeymomoney2) June 16, 2014
Que goool de @clint_dempsey let's go USA ..— Jorge Villafana (@JVillafana19) June 16, 2014
All in all, not a bad evening for American soccer.