17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

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United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

By Chris Kral

Now that the U.S. has been eliminated from the World Cup, it’s time to focus our attention on Independence Day. What better way is there to bounce back from a loss than by celebrating our most American victory ever?

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways.

Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

17. This baby.

A young fan is held up next to a replica of the World Cup trophy during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States (credit: Michael Steele/Getty Images)

A young fan is held up next to a replica of the World Cup trophy during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States (credit: Michael Steele/Getty Images)

16. This kid.

Fans of the United States pose during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Fans of the United States pose during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

15. This Statue of Liberty wannabe.

USA's fan cheers before a Round of 16 football match between Belgium and USA (credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

USA’s fan cheers before a Round of 16 football match between Belgium and USA (credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

14. This hippie.

A fan of the the United States poses during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and  the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

A fan of the the United States poses during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

13. This Abraham Lincoln look-a-like.

Fans gather at Soldier Field to watch USA take on Belgium (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Fans gather at Soldier Field to watch USA take on Belgium (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

12. This guy.

A fan of The United States poses during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

A fan of The United States poses during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

11. This couple (they’re clearly dating).

United States fans cheer prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

United States fans cheer prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

10. Captain America and his DIY sidekick.

United States fans dressed as Captain America look on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

United States fans dressed as Captain America look on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

9. These 3 amigos.

US fans cheer before a Group G football match between USA and Portugal (credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

US fans cheer before a Group G football match between USA and Portugal (credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

8. This guy with the hair.

An United States fans look on prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany (credit: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

An United States fans look on prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany (credit: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

7. This guy in a full-body suit.

A US supporter cheers prior to a Group G football match between US and Germany  (credit: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

A US supporter cheers prior to a Group G football match between US and Germany (credit: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

6. This handkerchief-toting American.

US fans cheer prior to a Round of 16 football match between Belgium and USA  (credit: FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)

US fans cheer prior to a Round of 16 football match between Belgium and USA (credit: FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)

5. This woman.

An US fan cheers before a Group G football match between Ghana and US (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

An US fan cheers before a Group G football match between Ghana and US (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

4. This guy who’s clearly obsessed with American horror flicks.

An US fan cheers before a Group G football match between Ghana and US  (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

An US fan cheers before a Group G football match between Ghana and US (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

3. This Elvis impersonator(?)

A fan holds a replica of the World Cup trophy during a Group G football match between Ghana and US (credit: CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

A fan holds a replica of the World Cup trophy during a Group G football match between Ghana and US (credit: CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

2. This Teddy Roosevelt impersonator.

(credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

(credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

1. #America

US fans cheer before a Group G football match between Ghana and US (credit: JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

US fans cheer before a Group G football match between Ghana and US (credit: JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

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