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For the 2 minutes following his goal, most of the 67,432 fans at the National Stadium chanted Neymar's name, reveling in the knowledge that their poster boy is already starting to deliver for the national team with a year to go before the World Cup.
For all the growth the U.S. national team has experienced under Jurgen Klinsmann in recent months, piecing together a five-game winning streak while at times brandishing an attractive, free-flowing style of play, it's still a work in progress. And a world power such as Brazil is not kind to unfinished products.
Barcelona advanced to the Champions League final by dominating Real Madrid in a 1-1 tie Tuesday night, winning the semifinal on 3-1 aggregate as Pedro Rodriguez scored off a perfect through pass from Andres Iniesta in the 54th minute.