‘I hope we made a lot of people proud’: Christian Pulisic sends message to US fans after 0-0 draw in England, before insisting ‘the job isn’t even nearly done’ ahead of Iran game to be played won
USMNT star Christian Pulisic expressed his wish that he and his teammates would make the United States ‘proud’ in a thrilling 0-0 draw vs. England on Black Friday, before reminding everyone that their journey is not yet complete.
The Chelsea winger hit a shot against the crossbar as the United States came close to three points from their old foes.
While the US will lament missed opportunities to take their first World Cup win since 2010.
Christian Pulisic was a constant threat for the US against England in their Black Friday draw
Although their hopes of reaching the knockout stages are still very much alive.
“A draw is not the worst,” said Pulisic. “But I felt there were times where we showed confidence and had a lot of the game.
And created chances, and could have even won the game. But overall I think we did a good job.”
Pulisic then offered a word to those tuning in to the game from across the North Atlantic.
“Everyone is watching at home, I hope we made a lot of people proud,” he said. “But the job isn’t even close to being done, so we still have a lot of work to do.”
The Chelsea winger crashed a shot onto the crossbar during his country’s draw with their old foe
The fate of the US World Cup will be decided on Tuesday when they take on Iran in a must-win game.
Iran only needs a point to qualify for the next round, meanwhile only a victory for Gregg Berhalter’s men will suffice.
It will be the first time the sides have met since a World Cup since a politically charged meeting in Lyon in France in 1998.
USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter and his young squad will have to perform to overcome Iran