The United States did well to emerge from the "Group of Death," but the Americans are keen on making further waves in the World Cup, starting with Tuesday's clash with Belgium at the Arena Fonte Nova.
United States striker Jozy Altidore will dress and be available for selection when the Americans face Belgium in the round of 16 on Tuesday.
They had to do it the hard way, but in the end it was job done for the United States on Thursday as the Americans advanced to the knockout round of the World Cup for the second consecutive tournament despite falling to Germany, 1-0, at the Arena Pernambuco.
Jozy Altidore scored on either side of the intermission on Saturday as the United States completed a sweep of a trio of pre-World Cup matches with a 2-1 win over Nigeria at EverBank Field.
The United States men's national team continued its preparations for the 2014 World Cup on Sunday by notching a 2-1 win over Turkey in a friendly at Red Bull Arena.
The United States broke out in a major way in the 2002 World Cup, ousting Mexico en route to a quarterfinal exit at the hands of Germany, but they took a step back in 2006 by claiming just one point from their three matches in the group stage.
Mix Diskerud and Aron Johannsson scored inside the final 15 minutes on Tuesday as the United States men's national team came away with a 2-0 victory over Azerbaijan in an international friendly at Candlestick Park.
United States men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has released his 23-man roster for the 2014 World Cup, and the most glaring omission was Landon Donovan.
Jill Ellis was named the head coach of the United States women's national team on Friday as U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati removed the interim tag Ellis has held since April after the departure of Tom Sermanni.
United States national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann released his 30-man preliminary roster for this summer's World Cup, and the most glaring omission was forward Eddie Johnson.
Sydney Leroux scored in the 78th minute at Investors Group Field on Thursday to help the United States women's national team salvage a 1-1 draw in a friendly match with Canada.
Carli Lloyd scored a pair of first-half goals to help the United States women's national team to a 3-0 friendly win over China at Qualcomm Stadium on Thursday.
U.S. Soccer announced late Sunday that Tom Sermanni has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the U.S. women's national team.
Goals from Lauren Holiday and Megan Rapinoe helped the United States women's national team to a 2-0 win over China in a friendly on Sunday.
The United States men's national team surrendered a pair of second-half goals on Wednesday and settled for a 2-2 draw with Mexico in an international friendly at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Tuesday was about as monumental of a day as possible for United States national team fans.
U.S. national team and Hannover 96 defender Steve Cherundolo announced his retirement from professional football on Wednesday.
Jurgen Klinsmann announced Tuesday that Bayern Munich striker Julian Green has officially decided to represent the United States men's national team.
The United States women's national team stumbled to a second straight defeat at the Algarve Cup on Monday as Nadia Nadim scored a pair of first-half goals in a 5-3 Denmark victory to close out Group B play.
The United States women's national team saw its 42-game unbeaten streak come to an end on Friday with a 1-0 defeat to Sweden in the Algarve Cup.
The United States men's national team sustained a 2-0 defeat to Ukraine on Wednesday in a friendly that was played in Cyprus.
Aya Miyama scored on a free kick in the 83rd minute to help Japan claim a 1-1 draw with the United States women's national team in the opening match of the Algarve Cup for both sides on Wednesday.
The United States women's national team cruised to a 7-0 win over Russia in a friendly match at FAU Stadium on Saturday.
Chris Wondolowski strengthened his case for a spot on Jurgen Klinsmann's World Cup roster on Saturday by netting a pair of goals in the United States men's national team's 2-0 defeat of South Korea at the StubHub Center.
Sydney Leroux netted the only goal of the match on Friday as the U.S. women's national team opened its 2014 schedule with a 1-0 win over Canada in an international friendly at Toyota Stadium.
Jurgen Klinsmann has agreed to a four-year contract extension as head coach of the United States men's national team, it was announced Thursday.
The U.S. men's national team will kick off its 2014 World Cup preparations with a friendly against the Korea Republic at the StubHub Center on Feb. 1., U.S. Soccer announced on Monday.
Marc Janko scored the only goal of the match on Tuesday as Austria held on for a 1-0 victory over the United States in an international friendly at the Ernst Happel Stadium.
The United States men's national team was held to a 0-0 draw by Scotland at Hampden Park on Friday.
Sydney Leroux netted a first-half brace on Sunday as the U.S. women's national team earned a 4-1 victory over Brazil in an international friendly at the Citrus Bowl.
Hannah Wilkinson's goal in the 87th minute allowed New Zealand to claim a 1-1 draw with the United States women's national team on Wednesday at Crew Stadium in a friendly.
The United States women's national team struck twice in the opening 12 minutes on Sunday en route to a 4-1 victory over New Zealand in a friendly encounter at Candlestick Park.
The United States women's national team rolled to a 4-0 friendly win over Australia on Sunday as head coach Tom Sermanni faced his former side for the first time.
On a dramatic final night in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying the United States scored two goals in stoppage time for a 3-2 win at Panama, keeping Mexico from being eliminated.
Second-half goals from Graham Zusi and Jozy Altidore helped the United States secure a 2-0 win over Jamaica at Sporting Park on Friday in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.
United States national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann was forced to replace injured defender Omar Gonzalez with Michael Orozco on his team's roster for the final two CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers.
The United States will be heading to Brazil next summer after clinching a berth in the World Cup with a 2-0 win over Mexico on Tuesday in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.
The United States piled more misery on Mexico on Tuesday with a 2-0 triumph over El Tri at Crew Stadium in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.
The United States men's national team conceded two goals in the first 10 minutes en route to a 3-1 World Cup qualifying defeat at Costa Rica on Friday, dropping the team into second place in the CONCACAF table.
Sydney Leroux tallied four goals to lead the United States women's national team to a comfortable 7-0 win over Mexico in a friendly at RFK Stadium.
Jozy Altidore netted a second-half hat trick on Wednesday as the United States battled back from a two-goal deficit to claim a 4-3 victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina in an international friendly.
It was only one year ago that Clint Dempsey was trying to negotiate a move from Fulham to a team with Champions League ambitions.
Two years ago at this time Jurgen Klinsmann was named the head coach of the United States men's national team, breathing life into a side that had gone stale under previous boss Bob Bradley.
Brek Shea came off the bench to net the lone goal in a 1-0 United States win over Panama on Sunday in the final of the Gold Cup at Soldier Field.
Landon Donovan continued his impressive run in the Gold Cup on Wednesday as he sparked the United States to a 3-1 semifinal win over Honduras with two goals and one assist, leading the Americans to a place in the final.