USA boss Juergen Klinsmann was in a buoyant mood after watching his side beat South Korea 2-0 in an international friendly on Saturday.
After the triumph, Klinsmann felt his squad had met the objectives of a bright beginning to 2014.
“I thought the guys showed a lot of quality, they showed a lot of effort,” Klinsmann told reporters.
“We got rewarded with a win and, obviously, you’re pleased with all the work and also implemented in a game. Overall, South Korea was always dangerous, especially on set pieces – corner kicks and free kicks.
“There was always a feeling that something was up in the air, but we handled it well.”
The US are up against Germany, Portugal and Ghana in Group G of the Brazil World Cup which seems them face the Black Stars in Natal on June 16 in their first fixture.
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