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Red, White & Waffle House: Tips for showing your pride for Team USA

We hope you’re showing your patriotic pride today: At 1 p.m. PST the United States will face Belgium in the World Cup. In this round, the winner will advance and the loser will go home.

Read: US plays Belgium for place in World Cup quarters

But how will people show their support?

We wanted to share some of the highlights of patriotic fans, including their totally wacky suggestions.

Like this suggestion from Waffle House:

Oh wait, they meant Belgian waffles …

Since there aren’t any Waffle House locations in the Puget Sound area, we recommend visiting your favorite breakfast joint and boycotting Belgian waffles there.

You could also show your patriotism with Top Pot Doughnuts’ Sweet 16 special:

One way you can show your Team USA pride, at least on the web, is with some sweet Photoshop skills:

If you want to watch the World Cup with like-minded fans, you can join the Sounders FC viewing party at CenturyLink Event Center where KIRO Radio’s Tom & Curley will be hosting their show. The gates to the event opened at 11 a.m.

There was a line to get in!


If you’re sporting your Team USA pride today – Tweet a photo of you and friends, coworkers, and family to @Mynorthwest with the hashtag #USAvsBEL so we can share your Red, White and Blue pride, too.

Check back for updates.

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Alyssa Kleven

Alyssa Kleven is an editor and content producer at She enjoys doting over her adorable dachshund Winnie - named for Arcade Fire front-man Win Butler.


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