USA Defeats Iran At The World Cup, Fans React

USA is going to the knockout round.

BYAlexander Cole
IR Iran v USA: Group B - FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Today, Team USA needed to win against Iran in order to make it to the knockout stage of the World Cup. In their first game, they ended up tying Wales by a score of 1-1. Additionally, they played England in the second game and managed a 0-0 draw.

Consequently, they came into today's game with 2 points. Thanks to a win against Wales, Iran came into the match with 3. All they needed to do was tie the U.S. and they would advance. This was especially true as England demolished Wales by a mark of 3-0.

Christian Pulisic of United States is attended to after scoring their team's first goal past Alireza Beiranvand of IR Iran during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B match between IR Iran and USA at Al Thumama Stadium on November 29, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

USA Wins

Unfortunately for Iran, it was Team USA who came through with the victory. Overall, it was a great game from the Americans who were dominant from the jump. Near the end of the first half, Christian Pulisic scored a massive goal which gave his team the win. However, Pulisic was injured in the process and his injury status is up in the air.

Subsequently, fans from the United States were overcome with joy. Defeating Iran was always going to be difficult. Furthermore, the Iranians were pressing hard near the end of the game, and it didn't look like the Americans would hang on. However, they were able to make it through.

In the tweets below, you can see the crowds of Americans who celebrated the win. Additionally, you can find Twitter reactions from the winning side. As you can imagine, there was plenty of patriotism to go around.

In the next round, the Americans will get to play the Netherlands. It will be an incredibly difficult matchup which means Pulisic will be needed. The game goes down on Saturday at 9 AM EST.


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Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.