...Is totally gone. Beat down and eliminated by Ghana. Which of course means that we all need to find a Country to root for. On Country of origin grounds I should go with Italy, but Italy is a bunch of whiny floppers and cheap-shot artist, so I really can't go with them. Goal Post has a found a statistical method to pick a team to root for.
The there is the "hot fan" criteria, but I've found credible evidence for several different countries with this method, including Germany, Argentina, and Mexico.