Getting to Know Bruce Arena
Think you know your soccer trivia. Check out this week's selection featuring some interesting tidbits on U.S. Manager Bruce Arena.
May 31, 2006
Sure, you know all about the USA's success under Bruce Arena. But what about the man himself? How much do you know about his college and national team career? That's what we thought...
1. Which U.S. member of the 2006 FIFA World Cup roster won an NCAA Championship with Bruce Arena at the University of Virginia?
2. Against which team did Bruce Arena earn his only cap with the U.S.?
3. It was this in sport that Arena earned All-America honors at Cornell.
4. Which of the following players did not earn their first cap under Bruce
Arena: Chris Armas, Eddie Lewis, Clint Mathis, Richie Williams?
National Soccer Hall of Fame Bonus Question: Arena has only used the same lineup in consecutive games once during his tenure as U.S. manager. What
were the two games?
(scroll down for answers)
1. Claudio Reyna
4. Eddie Lewis
5. The semifinal and finals of the 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup vs. Canada & Costa Rica, respectively.