The US Men’s National Soccer team makes their World Cup debut against Ghana on June 16. Here’s 5 things you need to know before they play!
It’s time! The US Men’s National Soccer team is ready for their World Cup appearance in Brazil. They may be seriously attractive, but they are athletes at their core. The US team takes on Ghana on June 16 at 6:00 p.m. ET and HollywoodLife.com has made a list of 5 things you must know before they take the field!
US Men’s National Soccer Team: 5 Things You Need To Know
1. Players you need to watch:
Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley are two players to watch when the US team takes the field on June 16. Jozy is a 24-year-old forward who will be a force to reckoned with at the goal line. Michael is a 26-year-old midfielder who is fierce in attack.
2. US team has a history with Ghana:
In the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team lost to Ghana in the first round of 16 1-2. The US team will be out to gain a victory against Ghana after being knocked out last time.
3. FIFA ranking position:
The US World Cup team is currently 13th in the FIFA ranking positions, according to FIFA. Spain, Germany and Brazil round out the top three spots.
4. US team is undefeated Send-Off Series:
The US was undefeated at its recent Send-Off Series. They beat 2014 World Cup qualifier Nigeria 2-1, according to U.S. Soccer. Let’s hope they can carry their win-it-all attitude into the World Cup!
5. This is the US World Cup team’s 30th appearance.
When the US takes the field on June 16, it will mark the 30th World Cup appearance for the team.
Go USA! Go USA! Go USA!
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— Avery Thompson