There are plenty of ways to look at what happened to the U.S. National soccer team Friday at the World Cup.
Malian referee Koman Coulibaly's phantom call to overrule a late go-ahead by the U.S. has already made him Public Enemy No. 1 on the web.
Some might say that the squad deserved the outcome after once again coming out flat on the worldwide stage. When you invite disaster so many times, it's going to take you up on the invite eventually.
Others are feeling like they got kicked in the privates after the U.S. seemingly pulled off an all-time comeback only to be denied by the officials.
The late-game disallowing of Maurice Edu's goal in the 85th minute changed the course of the U.S. team's path to the knockout stage.
What will be the fallout in the bigger picture? This could go on to become a pivotal moment in the history of U.S. soccer. Here's how.