Oct. 7, 2004
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 7, 2004) - It was a long road back, but U.S. defender Gregg Berhalter is once again with the Men’s National Team as they get set for the next two matches in the semifinal round of qualifying for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. After suffering a inadvertent elbow from a teammate last year, which ended up breaking numerous of bones in his face and forcing the central back to the sidelines. On track to get back to tip-top shape, Berhalter has joined the team in Washington, D.C., as they get ready head down to El Salvador for their matchup this Saturday, Oct. 9, before returning to face Panama in RFK on Wednesday, Oct. 13. Ussoccer.com sat down with the Energie Cottbus defender and asked him about his journey back and what he’s looking forward to as the team attempts to advance to the next round.