U.S. Loses To Trinidad, Fails To Qualify For 2018 World Cup

For the first time in 32 years, the United States men’s national team has failed to qualify for a World Cup.

On one of the worst nights in American soccer history, if not the worst, the U.S. slumped to an ugly 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago. In simultaneous games, Honduras beat Mexico 3-2 and Panama beat Costa Rica 2-1. Those results sent the U.S. crashing toward elimination. They will not be playing next summer in Russia.

Players reportedly broke down in tears after the final whistle. The failure was incomprehensible even to them. The stunning series of events was the only one that could have eliminated the U.S. But it happened

One calamitous moment put them behind. Omar Gonzalez – starting ahead of regular center back Geoff Cameron for the second consecutive game – flailed at a cross. The ball spun off his foot, over Tim Howard and into the U.S. net:

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Well done buss dem claat lol

Lol a now Trinidadian can’t get no us visa but good win

Fucka them

If Jamaica doesn’t qualify we need to seriously pay attention to the national team

Adiós AmeriKKKans.