@YahooSports—Fabian Delph made the difficult decision to fly home to be with his pregnant wife. On the same day, Sweden's World Cup captain made the opposite decision.
No one missed the United States at this World Cup, and the U.S. team missed an opportunity. Over the past month, Americans have learned to enjoy a World Cup featuring no American team. For U.S. Soccer, that is a problem, but it can be fixed.