So Jim Malcolm might as well be singing "Hurtin' In Berlin" for us. The good news is that the USA had a lot of good play in midfield, and that the Czechs certainly didn't dominate the way you might expect a #2 rated team to do. The bad news was the US finishing, which they apparently left in their hotel. Hope they find it before Italy June 17. Otherwise those little hotel soaps may be their only reward for the trip to Germany.
So I'm in need of a little pick-me-up. And I turn to this little musical pep-talk from the 1998 World Cup, fully of catchy hooks.
[mp3] Jamaica United: "
From the 1998 album Music Of The World Cup - Allez! Ola! Olé!
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