Football fans blame Donald Trump after USA fail to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Football fans blame Donald Trump after USA fail to qualify for 2018 World Cup

- USA's failure to defeat Trinidad and TObago sees them miss out on a place at the 2018 World Cup

- This would be the first time the USA have failed to qualified for the tournament since 1986

- Fans of the team have taken to social media to blame much-maligned president Donald Trump for the failure

The United States have failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986 after losing to Trinidad & Tobago.

The US started the night in the third qualifying place but ended up fifth after losing 2-1 while Panama who scored a controversial goal jumped into third place.

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Football fans blame Donald Trump after USA fail to qualify for 2018 World Cup

USA star Christian Pulisic cries as the USA fial to make the World Cup. Photo: BBC

Panama scored a 88th-minute winner against Costa Rica to reach their first World Cup finals.

Honduras beat already-qualified group winners Mexico to also leapfrog the US and secure fourth spot in the table and a two-leg play-off against Australia.

Fans have now taken to social media to place Trump for the USA's failure to go to Russia.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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