World Cup 2014: Hollywood Reacts to USA's Heartbreaking Loss to Belgium

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Team USA put up a brave effort against the Belgians, which ended in a 2-1 defeat that eliminated them from the World Cup and prompted stars such as Joel McHale, Jimmy Kimmel and even Bill Clinton to both lament the loss and praise goalkeeper Tim Howard.

After the both the U.S. and Belgium went scoreless during the regulation 90 minutes, the extra time of Tuesday's World Cup knockout match was all action in Brazil, but sadly there was no Hollywood ending for Jurgen Klinsmann's team, as they were eliminated with a 2-1 defeat.

First, Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne scored in the 93rd minute, which was quickly followed by teammate Romelu Lukaku, who drove a nail into the coffin of the Americans' dreams.

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Just when we thought all was lost, USA's Julian Green gave the country a glimmer of hope with a goal in the 107th minute to take it to 2-1.

The man of the match for Team USA was undoubtedly Tim Howard, who had 16 saves in the do-or-die match, which is the most in a World Cup game since 1966.

The match not only gripped the nation, but also Hollywood, as stars were glued to their TV and posting their responses on Twitter to the nail-biter that ESPN commentators said "could have been penned by Steven Spielberg."

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Jimmy Kimmel praised the U.S. team for actually getting him hooked on a new sport.

Mario Lopez, however, quickly lost all interest in the World Cup after the American defeat.

Joel McHale was inspired to make a drastic career change after watching the World Cup.

The Soup host also had some amusing fashion commentary for the Belgium team.

Former president Bill Clinton was strong in his support of the U.S. even in defeat.

Rita Wilson had been glued to the match with her family, including her Oscar-winning husband, Tom Hanks, and her son, Fargo star Colin Hanks.

Tom confirmed they were watching too.

Lance Armstrong said even though he's not a soccer fan, he had to respect Howard.

Arnold Schwarzenegger knows a strong performance when he sees on, and he marveled at the power of Howard.

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British newscaster Piers Morgan hoped this U.S. run would inspire more soccer fans in America.

ESPN and Grantland's Men in Blazers voted Howard their new American superhero while staying loyal to their favorite sport.

Ronan Farrow got political — and witty — with his commentary.

Meanwhile, Rihanna was proud of the guys' performance.

Following the match, Ryan Seacrest tweeted that he was both "proud" and "heartbroken," but during it he was just 100 percent focused.

Close friend Eva Longoria was just plain excited.