South Florida celebrates Day 15 of World Cup | Thu., June 26, 2014

  • Allison Noffsinger of Miami is overcome with emotion Thursday upon realizing the U.S. National Team is advancing to the second round of the World Cup. Noffsinger recently returned from Brazil, where she was in the stands for the USA-Ghana game. "At first it was uncertainty, and then it was a hope," Noffsinger said after the game, half laughing-half crying. "All of the odds were against the USA." Natalie Fertig / Miami Herald Staff

  • Edwin Garcia (front) and Cindy Vargas watch the USA-Germany game at Fado's Irish Pub in Brickell on June 26, 2014. Natalie Fertig / Miami Herald Staff

  • Joben Barkey (right in photo) shows off a photo of himself and U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann, taken on his trip to Brazil for the World Cup. Barkey is a member of the American Outlaws, and watched the first two U.S. games in the stands in Brazil, but Thursday was back in the states and came to the Outlaws' watch party at Fado's, June 26, 2014, in Brickell. Natalie Fertig / Miami Herald Staff

  • Jake Netta (right), from Germany, purses his lips in disappointment as U.S. fans cheer around him. Netta came with friends to watch the USA-Germany game at Fado's Irish Pub in Brickell, which is the headquarters for the American Outlaws, a U.S. team fan club. Natalie Fertig / Miami Herald Staff

  • USA fans watch the USA-Germany game at Fado's Irish Pub in Brickell on June 26, 2014. Natalie Fertig / Miami Herald Staff

  • Allison Noffsinger and Sam Thaneouthith watch after Germany scored during the USA-Germany game on Thursday, June 26, 2014, in Miami. Both are leaders in the American Outlaws' Miami chapter. Natalie Fertig / Miami Herald Staff

  • Fans at Fado's Irish Pub in Brickell begin to cheer as the final seconds tick off the clock during the USA-Germany game on Thursday, June 26, 2014, in hopes that Germany will not score again and the U.S. team will advance to the Round of 16. Natalie Fertig / Miami Herald Staff

  • Allison Noffsinger is brought to tears of happiness that the U.S. team made it through to the Round of 16 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The American Outlaws will gather at Fado's Irish Pub next week for the next game. Natalie Fertig / Miami Herald Staff

  • USA fans cheer for their team during the game USA vs. Germany at Fritz & Franz Bierhaus in Coral Gables on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Hector Gabino / El Nuevo Herald

  • Fernando Santiago and his friend Arian Maceda cheer for Germany during the game USA vs. Germany at Fritz & Franz Bierhaus in Coral Gables on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Hector Gabino / El Nuevo Herald

  • USA fan Scott Urban looks on during the game USA vs. Germany at Fritz & Franz Bierhaus in Coral Gables on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Hector Gabino / El Nuevo Herald

  • Germany fans celebrate their team’s win over the U.S. at Fritz & Franz Bierhaus in Coral Gables on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Hector Gabino / El Nuevo Herald

  • USA fan Ana Gabriela Cadreche reacts after her team lost against Germany 1-0 during the game USA vs. Germany of the 2014 World Cup at Fritz & Franz Bierhaus in Coral Gables on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Hector Gabino / El Nuevo Herald

  • USA fans react after the USA lost against Germany 1-0 during the game USA vs. Germany at Fritz & Franz Bierhaus in Coral Gables on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Hector Gabino / El Nuevo Herald

  • USA fan Helene Derosier watches the USA-Germany game at Pipeline Brickell on Thursday, June 26, 2014. The watch party was held in a shared co-working space offering employees the chance to enjoy the game and festivities without having to leave their office. The space has a living room and café area with flat screen TVs. Walter Michot / Miami Herald Staff

  • Simon Russin, from Germany cheers after her team scores a goal in the World Cup on Thursday, June 26, 2014. The watch party at Pipeline Brickell was held in a shared co-working space offering employees the chance to enjoy the game and festivities without having to leave their office. The space has a living room and café area with flat screen TVs. Walter Michot / Miami Herald Staff

  • Mireya Murga (with flag in hands), Daniel Gutierrez, Paula Celestino, Helene Derosier (blocked with headband) and Ana Maria Yumiseva react to the USA's loss to Germany at Pipeline Brickell on Thursday, June 26, 2014. The watch party was held in a shared co-working space offering employees the chance to enjoy the game and festivities without having to leave their office. The space has a living room and café area with flat screen TVs. Walter Michot / Miami Herald Staff

  • Mireya Murga is sad that USA lost to Germany as she watches at Pipeline Brickell on Thursday, June 26, 2014. The watch party was held in a shared co-working space offering employees the chance to enjoy the game and festivities without having to leave their office. The space has a living room and café area with flat screen TVs. Walter Michot / Miami Herald Staff