15 Biggest Wins In U.S. Soccer History

CBS New York

By Daniel Friedman
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The United States’ big win over Ghana — and its upcoming match against Portugal — has the country buzzing about the World Cup.

Indeed, America has had its share of memorable soccer moments. Let’s count down the top 15 in USMNT history:

15. 2012 Friendly Match vs. Italy

Clint Dempsey celebrates the opening goal during an international friendly match between Italy and USA at Luigi Ferraris Stadium on February 29, 2012 in Genoa, Italy.  (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images) Clint Dempsey celebrates the opening goal during an international friendly match between Italy and USA at Luigi Ferraris Stadium on February 29, 2012 in Genoa, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

The U.S. finally beats Italy, 1-0, after 10 previous attempts, on a goal by Clint Dempsey in the 55th minute.

14. 1991 Gold Cup vs. Mexico, Honduras

Coming off their first World Cup appearance in 40 years, the Americans defeat Mexico 2-1 and advance to the Gold Cup Final against Honduras. The U.S. would go on to win the title match in a shootout for…

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