Chicago soccer bar packed as World Cup fans celebrate USA's win over Iran: 'My heart rate is elevated'

11/30/2022 4:01:00 AM

There was a big celebration Tuesday as US Soccer fans gathered in bars and at watch parties throughout the Chicago area.

There was a big celebration Tuesday as US Soccer fans gathered in bars and at watch parties throughout the Chicago area.

There was a big celebration Tuesday as US Soccer fans gathered in bars and at watch parties throughout the Chicago area.

One of the most popular spots to watch the USA-Iran game was AJ Hudson’s, a soccer bar in Wrigleyville.The casino would be at the Medinah Temple at 600 North Wabash Ave.Winds will really crank this afternoon with gusts to 40 mph possible.Chicago area are getting ready for Tuesday's do-or-die matchup for the United States.

Fans gathered at the North Side bar hoping and praying—but nerves fraying.They began filling AJ Hudson’s hours before the match even started.."I feel good.A rumble of thunder is possible especially far south of Chicago.I feel good.Hopefully they prove me right," said one man wearing a US soccer jersey.to win on Tuesday.

The pub at Ashland and Grace has been a haven for Premier League soccer fan since the early 1990s.Tomorrow afternoon will likely be in the upper 20s with wind chills barely in double digits."They’ll line up outside the door, no matter what the weather is, snowing, raining, waiting to get inside to watch their team," said assistant manager Lonnie O’Rourke.SUBSCRIBE TO FOX 32 CHICAGO ON YOUTUBE In fact, so many fans showed up Tuesday that not all of them could get inside.Many had to watch the match outside the pub on the sidewalk.Sunday to me now looks dry for the Bears/Packers game with rain arriving Monday."It’s 56° on the November day in Chicago," said soccer fan Darlene Oswald.Brazil has advanced to the Round of 16, and when the U.

"Be outside as long as you can." Their patience was rewarded as the United States scored early, setting off an explosive celebration — and after 98 nerve-racking minutes, the US team advanced to the World Cup knockout round.Tornadoes are likely in this environment."It was fun to watch.We got World Cup fever bad," said one exuberant fan."It was really close at the end there."We have to divide and conquer with respect the space we have, so we'll do like 3/4's USA, a quarter to the England game and get in as many people as we can to enjoy the game, and we go from there," said Aherne.

Everybody was biting their nails.But we pulled it out with a win though," said another.The US team will now play the Netherlands on Saturday, but what do fans think about the USA's chances of moving forward? "I think we’re gonna do all right," said one."I like our chances.We got a good defense."We've got to find a way to put the ball in the back of the net, and I think if we do that then we've given ourselves more than enough chance to advance out the group and make everyone go crazy back here in the states," said Brad Guzan.

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