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Crowds gather at local downtown Santa Barbara bars to watch U.S. play Iran in World Cup

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.- Crowds gathered in bars in Downtown Santa Barbara to watch the U.S. play Iran in the World Cup. 

So far, the U.S. has tied against Wales and England. 

Iran has lost to England, but beaten Wales. 

At the same time the U.S. is playing Iran, Wales is also squaring off with England. 

Local business owners say the weekday crowds are great for local businesses. 

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Mina Wahab

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