It is more expensive to watch the US than world champions France. Why?

The US men’s national team are starting to cohere under their new coach, Gregg Berhalter. But fans paid up to $600 to watch them against Chile

Christian Pulisic scored his first US goal since the infamous 2-1 loss to Trinidad & Tobago nearly 18 months ago but this was another ill-fated night for the new Chelsea signing, who left early with a right quad injury.

The attacking midfielder became the most expensive American player in history when Chelsea spent $73m in January to buy him from Borussia Dortmund, who will keep him on loan until the summer. He infused this friendly with an early caffeine hit on Tuesday night via a confident one-on-one finish in the fourth minute as the first serious test for the new US head coach, Gregg Berhalter, began perfectly for the home side before ending 1-1.

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