Omar Gonzalez: 'We let down an entire nation today'

U.S. defender Omar Gonzalez faced the media after scoring an own goal in the USA’s costly defeat to Trinidad & Tobago. He apologized to the fans and said of his attempted clearance that soared some 13 yards and over goalkeeper Tim Howard  just underneath the crossbar: “It's one that will haunt me forever.”

Gonzalez gave a postgame TV interview, even though that’s not required of the players.

"Just want to say sorry to the fans -- all the U.S. fans that were pulling for us, that wanted to go to Russia and that believed in us,” Gonzalez said. “We let down an entire nation today."

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