November 12, 2023
Team USA’s Nick Mendonca & Jonathan Silva can put together more drama in their footvolley elimination matches than any Hollywood scripted Netflix series. What an afternoon. What a Championship run. What an ending! Team USA REPEATS!
‘We never stop believing. Playing in front of a home crowd made the difference! What a tremendous victory and even better atmosphere! We are elated to have won this Championship!’ – Team USA’s Jonathan Silva after the win.
With the very last bit of light left and with both teams not giving up – Team USA defeated Brazil’s Landim and Lucas Paes in an absolute thriller! The final score was a whopping 30-28! In the Semi-Finals, it was a battle of both nations going at it. Brazil’s favorites ousted the young kids from Sao Paulo, 25-21, while Silva/Mendonca beat their American teammates Plentz/Lobato 25-22.
Some shots from today’s incredible action courtesy of Drinka Designs