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Not only did the U.S. Men’s National Team clinch a World Cup berth with a 2-0 win over Mexico on September 10th in Columbus, Ohio but it may be a legitimate turning point for soccer in the United States. For years, possibly decades, fans have been saying “this is the year that soccer goes mainstream” but it looks like that day is quickly approaching. According to numbers from SeatGeek, tickets for the World Cup qualifier were going for an average of $294 on the secondary market showing that there was a general fever pitch to get into Columbus Crew Stadium which looked completely bonkers on TV when Eddie Johnson score the first of two U.S. goals.

If you couldn’t make it out to the game here is a look at what you missed.


United States fans hold up scarves as they sing the national Anthem before the start of the qualifying soccer match against Mexico in a World Cup, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)


Mexico’s Hector Herrera walks off the field after the team’s 2-0 loss to the United States in a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)


The United States’ Alejandro Bedoya, left, and Mexico’s Andrs Guardado chase a loose ball during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)


The United States’ Kyle Beckerman, left, heads the ball away from Mexico’s Giovani dos Santos during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)


United States fans cheer on their team against Mexico during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)


Mexico’s Hector Moreno, right, shoots the ball past the United States’ Jermaine Jones during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)


United States fans cheer on their team during the first half against Mexico in a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)


Mexico’s Christian Gimenez, center, is tripped by the United States’ Alejandro Bedoya, right, as Kyle Beckerman helps to defend during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)


United States’ Landon Donovan, right, scores a goal as Mexico goalkeeper Jose de Jesus Corona watches during the second half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)


United States’ Landon Donovan, front, celebrates his goal against Mexico during the second half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. The United States won 2-0. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)


United States’ Landon Donovan celebrates his goal against Mexico during the second half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. The United States defeated Mexico 2-0. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)


United States’ Mix Diskerud, left, and Graham Zusi celebrate the team’s 2-0 win over Mexico in a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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