The United States upset the odds to reach their first ever major final by beating the top ranked team in the world and European Champions Spain 2-0 in the Confederations Cup.
The plucky side then nearly went one further but taking a 2-0 lead against Brazil, before finally succumbing to the South Americans. But how does their tale of the triumph of the underdog compare with other upsets between nations down the ages?
Fanzone looks at the top 15 results that have had sports pundits eating their words. let us know if there are any we've missed in the Sound Off box below.