You can imagine the reaction around the American soccer landscape after the US failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup following a stunning 2-1 defeat at Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday night. And if you can't, well, here's a look.
Perhaps no one captured the mood so completely as longtime Sports Illustrated soccer writer Grant Wahl:
Then there was ESPN analyst and former New England Revolution forward Taylor Twellman getting some of his thoughts off his chest after the game:
ESPN colleague Max Bretos echoed Twellman's take:
And Men in Blazers co-host Roger Bennett had his say:
FOX analyst and former US national teamer Alexi Lalas struggled to make sense of it all, a bit more than a month after his infamous rant asking for more from the current squad:
Amid all the carnage, American Soccer Now's Brian Sciaretta balanced the heartbreak with some hope for the future:
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