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Team USA and co-players
Photo credit (left to right): Graham Zusi & Baci, Chris Wondolowski & Gattusso, Aron Jóhannsson & Mia, Anthony Brooks' dog Cash, and Matt Besler & Gipper.​

We have World Cup fever big time here at The Bark. And, while we were sad to see the USA team beaten yesterday, we applaud them for getting as far as they did and for inspiring us to learn more about that gorgeous sport. Tim Howard’s play as goalie was masterful, each of his 16 saves had us whopping it up with our dogs. Looks like many on the USA team are also dog lovers—we salute them and all their teammates and can’t wait to see them again in 2018. Matt Besler's & Graham Zusi's dogs are sisters, see more in the video below.


Claudia Kawczynska is The Bark's co-founder and Editor-in-Chief.

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