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World Cup: The best photos from July 1

Updated 1423 GMT (2223 HKT) July 2, 2014
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United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann applauds the fans after losing to Belgium in a World Cup round-of-16 match Tuesday, July 1, in Salvador, Brazil. Belgium won 2-1 in extra time to advance to the quarterfinals of the soccer tournament. The United States is out of the competition. Alex Livesey/FIFA/Getty Images
Head coach Marc Wilmots of Belgium, second from left, celebrates after defeating the United States. Jamie McDonald/Getty Images
U.S. defender DaMarcus Beasley lies on the ground after the match. PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images
Belgian midfielder Axel Witsel, foreground, celebrates his team's victory. FRANCISCO LEONG/afp/getty images
U.S. players Julian Green, top, and Geoff Cameron lie on the field after the match. PEDRO UGARTE/afp/getty images
A fan dressed as Captain America looks on after Belgium's victory. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
U.S. fans watch the match in Rio de Janeiro. Mario Tama/Getty Images
American goalkeeper Tim Howard came up with big saves time and time again to keep his team in the match. Jamie McDonald/Getty Images
Green, right, celebrates his extra-time goal with teammate Chris Wondolowski. It cut the lead to 2-1, but the Americans couldn't find an equalizer. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Green holds off a defender to score. PEDRO UGARTE/afp/getty images
Romelu Lukaku of Belgium celebrates scoring his team's second goal. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne celebrates after scoring a goal in extra time to take a 1-0 lead over the United States. All three of the game's goals were scored in extra time. FRANCISCO LEONG/afp/getty iamges
De Bruyne shoots past U.S. defender Matt Besler. ADRIAN DENNIS/afp/getty images
Wondolowski, left, misses a chance late in the second half. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
U.S. midfielders Michael Bradley, second from right, and Graham Zusi, right, compete against Witsel. PEDRO UGARTE/afp/getty images
Fans gather at Soldier Field in Chicago to watch the match. Scott Olson/Getty Images
Belgian defender Jan Vertonghen, left, goes for the ball against U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones. FRANCISCO LEONG/afp/getty images
Klinsmann shouts during the match. Alex Livesey/FIFA via Getty Images
Witsel lands on Wondolowski while competing for the ball. FRANCISCO LEONG/afp/getty images
Vertonghen kicks the ball away from U.S. defender DeAndre Yedlin. PEDRO UGARTE/afp/getty images
Fans in Washington react as they watch the match. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
Belgium's goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, falls on U.S. forward Clint Dempsey. PEDRO UGARTE/afp/getty images
Dries Mertens of Belgium takes a corner kick. Alex Livesey/FIFA/Getty Images
Belgium forward Divock Origi fights for the ball with Jones. FRANCISCO LEONG/afp/getty images
Howard shouts at teammates. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Besler, left, dribbles the ball past Mertens. ADRIAN DENNIS/afp/getty images
Zusi and Vertonghen compete for the ball. PEDRO UGARTE/afp/getty images
Members of the White House press corps watch the match in Washington. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images
Belgian defender Vincent Kompany, left, competes with Dempsey. MARTIN BUREAU/afp/getty images
Kompany plays the ball during the first half. PEDRO UGARTE/afp/getty images
Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld controls the ball on his chest. MARTIN BUREAU/afp/getty images
U.S. midfielder Alejandro Bedoya, center, vies for the ball with Witsel. FRANCISCO LEONG/afp/getty images
Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini, left, tries to win a header near Besler, center, and Jones. PEDRO UGARTE/afp/getty images
Belgium defender Daniel Van Buyten, left, fights for the ball against U.S. defender Fabian Johnson. FRANCISCO LEONG/afp/getty images
Bradley, left, looks on as De Bruyne kicks the ball. ADRIAN DENNIS/afp/getty images
Fellaini and Cameron compete for the ball in the first half. PEDRO UGARTE/afp/getty images
Howard makes a save on Origi in the first minute of the match. PEDRO UGART/afp/getty images
The starting U.S. players pose for a team photo prior to the match. FRANCISCO LEONG/afp/getty images
A fan with a painted chest enjoys the festivities before the U.S.-Belgium match. Jamie McDonald/Getty Images
A U.S. fan blows a kiss. Jamie McDonald/Getty Images
Belgium supporters cheer for their team. ADRIAN DENNIS/afp/getty images
U.S. fans react as they gather to watch the match at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. YASUYOSHI CHIBA/afp/getty images
Argentina players celebrate in a huddle after they defeated Switzerland 1-0 in extra time during a World Cup round-of-16 match July 1 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Switzerland defenders Fabian Schaer, right, and Johan Djourou, second from left, react after a missed shot. ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/afp/getty images
Blerim Dzemaili of Switzerland heads the ball off the post late in extra time. Clive Rose/Getty Images
Argentina's Angel Di Maria, left, celebrates the winning goal with teammate Lionel Messi. Ian MacNicol/Getty Images
Di Maria's goal came late in extra time when it appeared that the game was heading toward a penalty kick shootout. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Di Maria's shot passes Swiss goalkeeper Diego Benaglio. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Benaglio blocks the ball during the final minutes of the match. CHRISTOPHE SIMON/afp/getty images
Marcos Rojo of Argentina, right, fights for the ball against Granit Xhaka of Switzerland. Cem Ozdel/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Swiss coach Ottmar Hitzfeld huddles with his players prior to the start of extra time. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images
Swiss midfielder Valon Behrami falls on Messi. GABRIEL BOUYS/afp/getty images
Swiss midfielder Gelson Fernandes, right, and Rojo compete for the ball. JUAN MABROMATA/afp/getty images
Fernando Gago of Argentina appeals to referee Jonas Eriksson. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images
An Argentina fan with face paint watches the game at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
Swiss players surround Messi in the first half. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images
Messi and Swiss midfielder Goekhan Inler fight for the ball. CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images
Argentina's goalkeeper, Sergio Romero, collects a ball during the first half. NELSON ALMEIDA/afp/getty images
Djourou, back, and Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain compete for the ball. JUAN MABROMATA/afp/getty images
Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez controls the ball. ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images
Argentina fans celebrate before the match. The faces, from left to right, are three of the world's most famous Argentines: Messi, Pope Francis and soccer legend Diego Maradona. Clive Rose/Getty Images
Argentina supporters cheer before the start of the match. NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images
Fans wearing Brazil jerseys take pictures prior to the start of the match. JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images
Switzerland fans cheer before the match. See the best World Cup photos from June 30 ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images