Excitement over USA’s success plays out at home

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As the U.S. World Cup team continues its advance through the tournament, more and more U.S. fans in the United States have been catching football fever.
The U.S. reached the semi-finals back in 1930 and the quarterfinals in 2002.
This year marks the first time the U.S. has reached the ‘knockout’ round of 16 in back-to-back tournaments.
Chris Casquejo looks at the sport’s growing popularity in the U.S.

Excitement over USA's success plays out at home

Excitement over USA's success plays out at home

As the U.S. World Cup team continues its advance through the tournament, more and more U.S. fans in the United States have been catching football fever. The U.S. reached the semi-finals back in 1930 and the quarterfinals in 2002. This year marks the first time the U.S. has reached the 'knockout' round of 16 in back-to-back tournaments. Chris Casquejo looks at the sport's growing popularity in the U.S.
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Patrick Rishe, found of Sportsimpacts, a market research firm that specializes in sports and also a Professor of Economics at Webster University, joined CCTV’s discussion on this topic.

Interview with Patrick Rishe on World Cup Economy

Interview with Patrick Rishe on World Cup Economy

Patrick Rishe, found of Sportsimpacts, a market research firm that specializes in sports and also a Professor of Economics at Webster University, joined CCTV's discussion on this topic.
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