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.
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.