Team U.S.A is moving on to the next round of the World Cup and the excitement was palpable in Hartford as fans gathered to watch the match.
A group arrived Damon’s Tavern in Hartford around 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, well before the game started at noon.
Covered in red, white and blue, they chanted and cheered for the home team.
When it was over, Germany defeated the U.S., 1-0, but the U.S. moves on to the "Group of Death."
The team will play again at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1 when the U.S. takes on the winner of Group H.
Whether the U.S,. won or not, fans are loyal to Team USA and are enjoying the World Cup excitement.
"It's a great feeling to be with other soccer fans -- part of something bigger," said Michael Lawlor, of the American Outlaws Hartford Chapter.
Chapters of the organization nationwide are supporting the Team USA as a unified group of supporters.