Brazil overwhelms U.S. with its talent

September 27, 2007
By Graham Hays
HANGZHOU, China -- For all the drama and controversy over personnel moves coming out of the United States camp in the hours leading up to Thursday's semifinal, the moves Brazil made with the ball at its feet ultimately ushered the Americans out of the World Cup.

And unlike four years ago, when a 3-0 semifinal loss against Germany was in doubt until two stoppage-time goals from the eventual champions, there was no positive spin to put on either the team's performance or the state of a ...

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