Cristiano Ronaldo wasted a succession of glorious chances as Portugal bowed out of the World Cup on Thursday despite beating Ghana 2-1 in Brasilia.
It wasn’t pretty. It wasn’t effective. But it was enough.
The USA fell just seconds away from qualification from the knockout stages of the 2014 World Cup after blowing a 2-1 lead over Portugal in Manaus with just seconds to spare.
When it was announced that Jozy Altidore would miss the match Sunday against Portugal, the question lingers, and still does, who would replace him?