The U.S. team traveled earlier this morning to Johannesburg, site of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup final. The hotel is just down the road from where the U.S. stayed in 2007 when they defeated South Africa in the Nelson Mandela Challenge Cup. By virtue of reaching the final, the U.S. will have played in all four venues in the tournament, all of which will be used during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Today is a complete day off for the players, the coaching staff allowing them to catch their breath and enjoy the moment before getting back to work and bearing down on preparations for Sunday's final.
Stay tuned for video of post-match reaction shortly. Meantime, you can read quotes from the players from last night's monumental victory.