I've heard and seen a lot of Americans ask whether the KNVB Cup is that big a deal in the Netherlands. You can get an idea by checking out the stadium prior to kickoff, just as the crowd is starting to get whipped up. Obviously, I was standing behind PSV fans, who slightly outnumbered those of AZ at De Kuip last night.
And when you're done with the video below, you can check out the full highlights and Altidore's postgame TV interview.
- Greg Seltzer