Away Days: America in Europe
Words and Photos by Nathen McVittie, from USA vs Czech Republic in Prague.
After the World Cup dust has settled, soccer continues.
International teams take to friendly matches to tune up ahead of competitive fixtures or to test the youth of tomorrow.
Their fans turn up, from near and far, to pay respect to old heroes or to catch a glimpse of heroes-to-be.
This past week, close to a thousand American fans took the plunge and traveled to Central Europe from all over the world in order to witness the continued evolution of an emerging power.