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Mets back U.S. in World Cup opener

Updated: June 12, 2010, 6:25 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- The United States had just finished playing England in the World Cup opener, and New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis emerged from a side room in the clubhouse with an American flag draped over his shoulders.

Davis and many of the Mets watched Saturday's game intently, cheering for the U.S. and taking great satisfaction from the 1-1 draw.

"When you see USA and you see athletes out there representing their country you always gravitate toward that and root for the ...

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