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2011 "Best of U.S. Soccer" Awards

Best Assist: Megan Rapinoe to Abby Wambach, July 10 vs. Brazil
Best Fan Tribute: Teach Me How to Wambach
Best Goal: Abby Wambach, July 10 vs. Brazil
Best Goal Celebration: U.S. WNT, One for the Troops
Best Off the Field Moment: Hope Solo on DWTS
Best Performance: Academy: Juan Agudelo, U.S. MNT
Best Performance: Player: Hope Solo, July 10 vs. Brazil
Best Performance: Team: WNT vs. Brazil, July 10
Best Soccer Bar: O'Brien's Pub: San Diego, Calif.
Best Twitter: Megan Rapinoe (@mpinoe)
Best Studio 90 Feature: Wild Turkey

2010 "Best of U.S. Soccer" Awards

Best South Africa Moment Brought to You by Budweiser: Dog Pile for the Ages
Best Goal: Landon Donovan vs. Algeria (June 23)
Best Performance: Team: MNT vs. Algeria, June 23
Best Photo: The Pile
Best Performance: Player: Tim Howard, June 12 vs. England
Best Fan Costume: South Africa Starting 11
Best Academy Story: First Two Academy Alumni Play for the MNT
Best Soccer Specialty Store: Soccer Fanatic, San Diego
Best Assist: Jozy Altidore vs. Slovenia (June 18)
Best Soccer Bar: Small Bar, Chicago
Best Soccer Blog: Soccer by Ives
Best Studio 90 Feature: The Everton Experience

2009 "Best of U.S. Soccer" Awards

Best Goal: Landon Donovan vs. Brazil (June 28)
Best Assist: Landon Donovan vs. Mexico (Aug. 12)
Best Performance: Player: Tim Howard vs. Spain (June 24)
Best Performance: Team: MNT vs. Spain (June 24)
Best Video: Behind the Scenes, Oct. 14
Best Soccer Bar: Fado Irish Pub (Seattle, Wash.)
Best Soccer Blog: Soccer By Ives
Best Fan Photo: Stars and Stripes Forever
Best Photo: Spain Slips
Best Clutch Moment: U.S. Defense vs. Spain
Best Academy Story: Bill Hamid Goes Pro
Best Soccer Specialty Store: Soccer Fanatic (San Diego, Calif.)

2008 "Best of U.S. Soccer" Awards

Best Soccer Bar: The Globe Pub (Chicago, Ill.)
Best Soccer Specialty Store: Angelo's Soccer Corner (Pa.)
Best Soccer Blog: Soccer By Ives
Best Goal: Men: Sacha Kljestan vs. Netherlands (Aug. 10)
Best Goal: Women: Carli Lloyd vs. Brazil (Aug. 21)
Best Goal: Academy: Andrew Bulls, Baltimore Bays vs. LAFC (July 18)
Best Assist: Freddy Adu vs. Netherlands (Aug. 10)
Best Performance (Player): Tim Howard vs. Argentina (June 8)
Best Performance (Team): WNT vs. Brazil (Aug. 21)
Best Video: Tobin Heath Walkabout
Best Action Photo: Jump For Joy
Best Fan Photo: Jeff York

2007 "Best of U.S. Soccer" Awards

Best Soccer Bar: The Globe Pub (Chicago, Ill.)
Best Soccer Store: Soccer 4 All (Houston, Texas)
Best Blog: Soccer Insider
Best Goal (Men): Benny Feilhaber vs. Mexico (June 24)
Best Goal (Women): Abby Wambach vs. Sweden (September 14)
Best Assist: Freddy Adu vs. Brazil (July 6)
Best Performance (Player): Abby Wambach vs. Sweden (September 14)
Best Performance (Team): MNT vs. Mexico (June 24)
Best all_access Video: Abby Wambach Back Four Quiz
Best Photo: 2-0!
Best U.S. Atmosphere: MNT vs. Mexico (June 24)

2006 "Best of U.S. Soccer" Awards

Best Soccer Bar: Ginger's Ale House (Chicago, Ill.)
Best Soccer Store: Angelo's Soccer Corner (Pennsylvania)
Best Goal: Clint Dempsey vs. Ghana (June 22)
Best Kristine Lilly Goal: Nov. 4 vs. Canada – Seoul, South Korea
Best Game Performance (Player): Kasey Keller vs. Italy (June 22)
Best Game Performance (Team): U.S. MNT 1, Italy 1 (June 17)
Best all_access Video: Hospital Visit to Kaiserslautern
Best Action Photo: McBride Crunch
Best U.S. Fan Photo From the World Cup: Flag Over Kaiserslautern
Best U.S. Atmosphere: U.S. MNT 1, Italy 1 @ Kaiserslautern, Germany
Best Look/Style: Don't Tread on Me Jerseys

2005 "Best of U.S. Soccer" Awards

Best Soccer Bar: Ginger's Ale House (Chicago, Ill.)
Best Soccer Store: Chicago Soccer (Chicago, Ill.)
Best U.S. Atmosphere: U.S. MNT 2, Mexico 0 @ Crew Stadium (Sept. 3)
Best Goal: Tiffeny Milbrett vs. Ukraine (July 10)
Best Assist: Landon Donovan vs. Guatemala (March 30)
Best Game Performance (Player): Oguchi Onyewu vs. Mexico (Sept. 3)
Best Game Performance (Team): U.S. MNT 2, Mexico 0 (Sept. 3)
Best Goal Celebration: DaMarcus Beasley vs. Mexico (Sept. 3)
Best all_access Video: Highlights of USA vs. Mexico (Sept. 3)
Best Podcast: Bruce Arena Speaks Candidly
Best Picture: Kasey Keller's Superman Save

2004 "Best of U.S. Soccer" Awards

Best Soccer Bar: Ginger's Ale House (Chicago, Ill.)
Best Soccer Store: Soccer USA (Austin, Texas)
Best U.S. Soccer Story: Hamm, Foudy and Fawcett Finish Legendary Careers
Best Fashion Statement: U.S. Women's National Team's gold medals and Olympic wreaths
Best U.S. Crowd: 14,780 (sell out) – Sept. 25 @ Frontier Field (Rochester, N.Y.) – U.S. WNT 4, Iceland 3
Best Soccer Fans: The Sam's Army contingent in Foxboro, Mass., for the U.S. Men's first home qualifier
Best U.S. Goal: Abby Wambach's skillful flick and volley– U.S. WNT 3, Iceland 0 – Sept. 29
Best U.S. Assist: Mia Hamm to Heather O'Reilly – U.S. WNT 2, Germany 1 (ot) – Aug. 23
Best Late-Game Heroics: Abby Wambach's "golden" game-winning header – U.S. WNT 2, Brazil 1 (ot) – Aug. 26
Best Game Performance (Player): Mia Hamm's tireless work all over the field – U.S. WNT 2, Germany 1 (ot) – Aug. 23
Best Game Performance (Team): U.S. WNT 2, Brazil 1 (ot) – Aug. 26 – Athens, Greece

2003 "Best of U.S. Soccer" Awards

Best Soccer Bar: Ginger's Ale House (Chicago, Ill.)
Best Soccer Store: Gotshalk's Soccer (Boston, Mass.)
Best Soccer Stadium: The Home Depot Center (Carson, Calif.)
Best Crowd: May 8 @ Reliant Stadium (69,582; SO)
Best Soccer Fans: Chicago, Ill.
Best Game Promotion: 1950 Retro Jerseys (U.S. MNT)
Best U.S. Soccer Story: U.S. MNT Goalkeeper Tim Howard Signs with Manchester United; Red Devils Tour America
Best U.S. Goal (National Team): Kristine Lilly vs. Sweden (WWC) – Sept. 21
Best U.S. Goal (Youth National Team): Freddy Adu vs. Poland – June 4
Best Game Performance (Player): Abby Wambach vs. Norway (WWC) – Oct. 1
Best Game Performance (Team): U.S. WNT 3, Sweden 1 (WWC) – Sept. 21

2002 (Inaugural) "Best of U.S. Soccer" Awards

Best Soccer Bar: Summers Restaurant (Arlington, Va.)
Best Soccer Store: Soccer Unlimited (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Best Soccer Stadium: Columbus Crew Stadium (Columbus, Ohio)
Best Crowd: May 12 @ RFK Stadium (30,413)
Best Soccer Fans: Fans who traveled to Korea for the World Cup
Best Game Promotion: Buck-a-Brat Night (Columbus Crew)
Best Place to Watch the World Cup from the U.S.: Your couch
Best U.S. Goal: Brian McBride vs. Portugal (WC) – June 5
Best Game Performance (Player): Brad Friedel vs. South Korea (WC) – June 10
Best Game Performance (Team): U.S. MNT 3, Portugal 2 (WC) – June 5
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