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QUOTE OF THE DAY, PART I

"We've made everybody proud. Not Ghana alone, but all of Africa."

Asamoah Gyan, whose goal in extra time lifted Ghana past the United States 2-1 and into the quarterfinals. Ghana is the only African team left in the tournament.

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Quote of the day, part II

"Soccer can be a cruel game. Sometimes you're at the top, and sometimes you are at the bottom of the mountain."

Landon Donovan, U.S. midfielder after a 2-1 loss in extra time to Ghana that eliminated the Americans. Donovan, left, made a penalty kick in the 62nd minute, giving him five goals in World Cup play and making him the American leader (Bert Patenaude, four).

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