By: Lauren Fabrizi
Downtown Lincoln and the West Haymarket District was a sea of red, white and blue Sunday as the USA took on
Future soccer stars Cece Podraza and Brea Kreikemeier spent the day watching the pros in the Haymarket.
"My heart like flutters, and my stomach," Brea said.
"I just get really happy, it's a fun experience," Cece added.
Zachary Lind made the trip all the way from
"It wasn't like this four, eight years ago when only soccer players watched," Lind said. "It's finally becoming a big sport, so it's just awesome for everyone to come together."
Hundreds of fans piled into the Railyard decked out in flags, beads and bandanas, with nothing but high expectations.
"I think it'll be a good game, pretty close," Nick Petersen of Lincoln said.
Added Jerry Lund of Seward: "Alotta red, white and blue. Alotta
About 2,000 more watched from Pinnacle Bank Arena. Most were expecting a win after the team made a two–goal comeback. But,
"We got the outcome we needed," Lind said. "I'm not going to let that be a factor in the whole result of the game."