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The World Cup: Bandwagons R Us

It's over again for the U.S., and it ended without an answer to the one big question.

Originally Published: June 28, 2010
By Jeff MacGregor | ESPN.com

Forget Saturday.

This is not about what happened Saturday.

Up or down, in or out, what happened Saturday isn't important. This is not about winning or losing. America's strange relationship to soccer is never about winning or losing. (At least it won't be until we start winning.)

No. This is about something else.

This is about America's existential soccer crisis.

Or maybe soccer's existential America crisis.

Not ...

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