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United States midfielder Michael Bradley controls the ball during the second half of a World Cup match against Portugal Sunday at Amazonia Arena in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil. The match ended in a 2-2 draw. USA TODAY Sports

World Cup: Germany defender surprised by strong U.S. team

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By Erik Kirschbaum


SANTO ANDRE, Brazil — Three-time World Cup winners Germany and their legions of fans  once thought they would have an easy time against the United States in their Group G match, but Mats Hummels said on Monday the Americans were a lot better than expected.


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