Dejected Americans
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Dejected Americans
The faces on the U.S. water polo team members say it all. Team USA lost its quarterfinal water polo match to Croatia, eliminating it from medal contention. (Hannibal Hanschke/ European Pressphoto Agency)
Croatia wins
Andro Buslje of Croatia celebrates winning the men’s water polo quarterfinal match against the United States. (Phil Walter / Getty Images)
Merrill Moses
United States goalkeeper Merrill Moses is unable to stop a shot by Miho Boskovic of Croatia during a men’s quarterfinal water polo match. Croatia won, eliminating the U.S. from medal contention. (Julio Cortez / Associated Press)
Jesse Smith
Jesse Smith of the United States, right, is challenged by Croatia’s Sandro Sukno during their men’s water polo quarterfinal match. (Martin Bernetti / AFP/Getty Images)
Coach Terry Schroeder
United States men’s water polo coach Terry Schroeder can’t bear to watch anymore of his team’s quarterfinal loss to Croatia.  (Julio Cortez / Associated Press)
Andro Buslje, left, of Croatia defends against Ryan Bailey of the United States during their quarterfinal water polo match. (Julio Cortez / Associated Press)
Adam Wright
Adam Wright, left, of the United States shoots as Maro Jokovic of Croatia defends. (Julio Cortez / Associated Press)