On Thursday Jurgen Klinsmann named the 23-man World Cup roster, which will be officially submitted to FIFA on June 2.
Oh when the Yanks go marching in.
Major League Soccer is the only pro sports league in America where superstars can earn 140 times more than their teammates. How much longer will it be able to convince talented, internationally coveted young players like the Los Angeles Galaxy’s Kofi Opare to stay in the U.S. for $35,000 a year?
Even Landon Donovan’s goofs were effective in the Gold Cup.
Hey, everybody, come and see how cool Lando is.
The veteran carried the U.S. men’s national team to the Gold Cup semifinals.
The U.S. men’s national soccer team wins a pretty one-sided matchup.
After nearly four years of marriage, Landon Donovan has filed for divorce.
Someone went ahead and collected reactions from all over the world when people went crazy over the goal. Kinda amazing how far soccer fans have come in the US. [ Ed Note: This brings a tear to my eye!]
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In case you missed it or you want to watch it on repeat for the rest of the day: here is Landon Donovan’s game-winning, next-round-qualifying goal against Algeria. U-S-FUCKING-A. [Update: Watch for Jay DeMerit’s somersault at the 0:29 mark. Good form.]
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The official US World Cup roster was just announced! Here are the hottest players, so you know which jersey to order/body paint to apply etc.
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