But John Black says that while soccer might not challenge the national pastime of baseball, the sport is growing.
"Eventually, we'll get better and better as Americans playing it," he said.
The World Cup is definitely gaining in recognition. President George W Bush, a diehard baseball fan rather than a soccer fan, called the team to wish them good luck ahead of the match, a White House spokesman said.
Mr Bush admitted that he was a soccer neophyte but was now watching the World Cup with great interest.
But as much as the fans would like to see it, they had their doubts that the US could beat three-time champions Germany.
Chris was worried about the number of yellow cards the US will carry into the match with Brazil, and he complained that Fifa didn't want the US to advance. "They even carded our goalie!" he said.
But fans still have hope. With a newfound confidence after the victory over Mexico, fans voting on the Washington Post's website thought by 60%-to-35% margin that the US will win.
The US goes into the match very much the underdog against perennial powerhouse Germany, but the US team was also not favoured to win against Portugal or Mexico. American fans are simply ecstatic to be through to the quarterfinals.
While victory is uncertain, one thing can be counted on. US fans will be lined up just after dawn outside the Lucky Bar come Friday morning to cheer for their side.