USA Soccer Team Roster Players Squad 2018 – The USA has come one of the great powers in football since the 1980s. Officially, they are called as USA Football team. So far, USA has never won the World Cup or other championships in the World in international level of football. However, they have ever achieved some big games and achievements in football. If you want to know more about their history, it will be better to pay attention to the discussion below.
Basic Information about USA Football Team
The United States of America Football Team has some nicknames. The first is “Yanks”. Besides that, they are also well known as “The Stars & Stripes” which refers to their national flag. Then, they are also called as “the Red”. Another nickname is “White and Blue”. The football association is United States Soccer Federation. They played in the World Cup for the first time is 1930 and in Confederation Cup in 1992.
USA Soccer Team in the World Cup
The best achievement of USA national football team is to reach the semifinal. Unfortunately, it was reached in their first World Cup participation long years ago, 1930. After that, they have never reached semifinal or better stage. But they have a big respect from other national teams in the era of 1990 until the latest World Cup because they have some good football players. As the result, they reached the big of 16 four times and the quarter final once.
USA Football Team in Other Competitions
In Copa America, USA football team has ever reached the fourth rank in 1995 and the rest is not satisfying enough. Actually, they have some good achievements but in CONCACAF Gold Cup only. They won it 4 times in 1991, 2002, 2005 and 2007. They also got runner ups 3 times in 1993, 1998 and 2009. Overall, they show good performance in football recently.
Some Notes of USA Football Team in Matches
United States of America national football team made their international debut match on November 28th in 1885 against Canada where they lose 1-0. However, it was not an official match. For the official match, they first played the international match against Sweden on August 20th in 1926 where they won with the score of 2-3. They also have some records such as the biggest won against Cayman with the score of 8-1. However, their biggest loss is against England on the score of 0-10. If you want to know about USA Squad 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification, follow this table.
USA National Football Soccer Team Roster:
|Jesse Gonzalez||5/25/1995||FC Dallas|
|Tim Howard||03/06/1979||Colorado Rapids|
|Bill Hamid||11/25/1990||D.C. United|
|Omar Gonzalez||10/11/1988||Pachuca (Mexico)|
|Matt Besler||02/11/1987||Sporting Kansas City|
|Justin Morrow||10/04/1987||Toronto FC (Canada)|
|Jorge Villafaña||9/16/1989||Santos Laguna (Mexico)|
|Graham Zusi||8/18/1986||Sporting Kansas City|
|Matt Hedges||04/01/1990||FC Dallas|
|Eric Lichaj||11/17/1988||Nottingham Forest (England)|
|Matt Miazga||7/19/1995||Chelsea FC|
|Kellyn Acosta||7/25/1995||FC Dallas|
|Paul Arriola||02/05/1995||D.C. United|
|Michael Bradley||7/31/1987||Toronto FC|
|Joe Corona||07/09/1990||Club Tijuana (Mexico)|
|Dax McCarty||4/30/1987||Chicago Fire|
|Darlington Nagbe||7/19/1990||Portland Timbers|
|Chris Pontius||05/12/1987||Philadelphia Union|
|Juan Agudelo||11/23/1992||New England Revolution|
|Jozy Altidore||11/06/1989||Toronto FC|
|Clint Dempsey||03/09/1983||Seattle Sounders FC|
|Jordan Morris||10/26/1994||Seattle Sounders FC|
|Gyasi Zardes||09/02/1991||LA Galaxy|
Best Football Players from the USA
Even though they do not have great players like the European players, they have some players that impress the world. Based on their history, Landon Donovan becomes one of their best players ever. He has ever elected as the best US Soccer Athlete of the Year 4 times and joined some European clubs including Everton and Bayern Munich. He also becomes the most scoring player so far for the USA football team. Besides that, there is also Cobi Jones where he gets the most caps in the national team. We also cannot forget Clint Dempsey that has ever had a good time with Fulham from 2007 to 2012.