"Everyone wants to get through the first round: That's our goal. Jurgen [Klinsmann] has said, 'Our World Cup final is that first game against Ghana.' If we start well, there's no reason we can't get through the first round. Then it's a knockout competition. So get through the first round and then we dream about more."
-- U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati on the
USA's 2014 World Cup quest. (NBCSN via MLSSOCCER.com)