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US Soccer Eliminated From Copa América After Being Royally Screwed, But There’s A Silver Lining Here

Hey, as the saying goes, “always look on the positive side.”

The U.S. men's national team Group stage 1-0 defeat They will face Uruguay on home soil on Monday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.

66th minute, Defender Mathias Olivera Uruguay eventually scored the winning goal, but the goal was strongly protested by the U.S. team and the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) conducted a lengthy review for a possible offside. (RELATED: Coach Gregg Berhalter needs to be fired after US defeat to Panama in Copa America)

Panama and Bolivia were playing in Orlando, Florida, and with Panama leading 3-1 in the final Group C match, the U.S. Men's National Team needed a win to advance to the Round of 16 as the runner-up to group winners Uruguay.

That didn't happen, and the U.S. was eliminated from the Copa as a result. That said, it's hard not to attach a big asterisk to this loss.

But there's a silver lining here: This might be what it takes to finally fire head coach Gregg Berhalter.

And you better believe I've already pressed it:

USMNT, the ball is in your court. Make sure you act so you don't lose at the 2026 World Cup.

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