Dailies | Stephen Colbert Celebrates America's World Cup Win By Trashing Soccer (Video)

He's the USA's number one fan (kind of!)

Stephen Colbert has long been America's true father, dispensing tough love and wise insights to steer the nation toward a brighter tomorrow.

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As such, it should come as no surprise that his years of insulting soccer were really just loving attempts to push the sport to better itself — hard lessons for a game he secretly loved.

On Monday, the American soccer team did him proud as Team USA beat Ghana 2-1 in their World Cup opener. Like any proud father, Colbert draped himself in the nation's colors and celebrated wildly — while still berating the sport to be less boring.