Before he announced the U.S. men’s national team roster for the World Cup in Qatar on Wednesday night, head coach Gregg Berhalter had one final piece of responsibility to fulfill.

He lit the lights of the Empire State Building in New York City. They were, of course, red, white and blue.

The USA will meet Wales in its opener in Qatar on Nov. 21, followed by England on Nov. 25 before completing the group stage against Iran on Nov. 29.