What They're Saying: Matt Besler

"It was a bizarre day. We woke up and felt like there was a hurricane last night. We're driving in and our bus takes 50 minutes instead of 25. We're seeing half the town in water and we get to the stadium and we find out that we're not allowed to warm up on the field. It’s something I’ve never done before. The biggest game of your life, and you can’t get on the field and get touches before the match. All you can do is run up and down the sideline.”

-- U.S. defender Matt Besler on the heavy rains in Recife that caused widespread flooding, preventing many of the family members of U.S. players from getting to the USA-Germany match. (San Diego Union Tribune)
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