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Thousands in U.S. turn out to watch World Cup match

Thousands in U.S. turn out to watch World Cup match

Jose Arriaga has run out of excuses for missing work to watch the U.S. men's soccer team in the World Cup. The births of his children, deaths of relatives and those pre-World Cup friendlies — all have eaten up his personal days. But after watching the Americans advance to the knockout round despite a 1-0 loss to Germany on Thursday, Arriaga is ready to bargain for a few more hours when the U.S. resumes play next week. "If we would have lost and gotten knocked out, I would have second-guessed missing out on work," said Arriaga, a 28-year-old who put off mortgage work for a watch party in Dallas. "But we advanced and I can't miss that. I think I made the...

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