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USA's comeback win: Crowd goes wild!

Clint Dempsey and John Brooks each scored for the United States in a 2-1 triumph against Ghana.

Missed the U.S. men's national team's 2-1 comeback victory against Ghana on Monday night? Have no fear, here's a recap through the beautiful view of Twitter!

Pre-match fever: Fans gear up for #USMNT

Just 29 seconds ... Clint Dempsey scores

Before American fans had enough time to settle in, the captain struck for the #USMNT:

Then, the bad news ... Jozy Altidore hurt

Jozy Altidore was carried off on a stretcher with a hamstring injury. After much speculation and requests for Landon Donovan to get on a plane ASAP (FIFA rules wouldn't have allowed that addition, for what it's worth), the #USMNT said Altidore has tightness in his left hamstring and his substitution was "precautionary." He is set to undergo tests on Tuesday:

Dempsey's nose

U.S. captain Clint Dempsey had to receive treatment for a bloody nose after being kicked in the face by Ghana's John Boye.

Yes, there were many tweets about Dempsey's nose after he took a shin to the face from Ghana's John Boye:

Things get ugly

Things got testy and the match opened up, particularly in the second half, with Ghana putting considerable pressure on the Americans. Fans were getting nervous:

Ghana scores: 'It was only a matter of time'

Holy Brooksie, Batman! #USMNT goes ahead 2-1

Super-sub John Brooks' header helped the U.S. claim all three points in its Group G opener:

It's a final ... and the Twitterverse goes wild!

Just a few of the tweets after the #USMNT wrapped up its win:

And finally ...

Oh, to be a fly on wall:

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