Fans Get Behind Team USA for World Cup Opener

DES MOINES, Iowa – The work day ended early for soccer fans across the metro Monday.

Bars were packed with fans before the 5 p.m. kickoff of the US team’s World Cup opener against Ghana.

Fans didn’t have to wait long to celebrate. Clint Dempsey opened the scoring after 29 seconds. John Brooks scored a late winner for the US after Ghana equalized in the 82nd minute.

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