Sunday’s World Cup game between the United States and Portugal was certainly one of highs and lows, but it was a last minute goal from Portugal, which ended the game in a draw, that caught U.S. fans by surprise.
And nothing shows that better than their faces in that exact moment.
A fan outside of Luckys Pub in Houston, Texas, acts out disappointment for the whole crowd. (AP/Conroe Courier, Alan Warren)
Just don’t even look at it. (AP/Sun-Times Media/Chandler West)
Note the gut reaction of placing one’s hands on one’s head in disbelief. (AP/Sun-Times Media, Chandler West)
No, you are not dreaming. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Words cannot express, so just cover your mouth. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Ugh. (YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)
Sheer disbelief. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
To lash out or to cry? That is the question. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
There’s no hope for a “Hail Mary” at this point. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Let’s just have a moment of silence. (YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)
“Football’s cruel sometimes,” said Tim Howard, a former teammate of Christiano Ronaldo, who set up the final goal that got past him when Silvestre Varela headed the ball in.
The United States now has four points in Group G, the same as Germany. They face each other in Recife, Brazil, on Thursday.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.