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Q&A Pt. 2: Klinsmann Discusses the Benefits of Mixed January Camp Roster

The U.S. recently completed its annual January Camp, which this year took on a different flavor as a combination of senior team players and U-23s who are each preparing for important qualifiers in March. Following consecutive victories against Iceland and Canada, ussoccer.com spoke with MNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann about his takeaways from the four weeks in Los Angeles. In the second half of a

OTD 1998: MNT Recorded One of the Biggest Wins in the History of the Program

That victory came in the 1998 CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals, as the U.S. defeated defending World Cup champion Brazil 1-0 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. While Preki’s decisive 65th minute strike was picture-perfect, the game is best remembered as goalkeeper Kasey Keller’s career-defining performance. Making 10 saves, many of them from point-blank range, Keller received the affirmati

Q&A Pt. 1: Klinsmann Reflects on Successful January Camp and Sets the Table for 2016

The U.S. recently completed its annual January Camp, which this year took on a different flavor as a combination of senior team players and U-23s who are each preparing for important qualifiers in March. Following consecutive victories against Iceland and Canada, ussoccer.com spoke with MNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann about his takeaways from the four weeks in Los Angeles. In the opening half of a

MNT By the Numbers: January Camp

The U.S. MNT recently finished its annual January Camp with back-to-back last-minute wins over Iceland and Canada. Look back at the most notable numbers from camp: 2,394 – Number of days since Luis Robles’ last start with the MNT prior to Jan. 31 against Iceland 90 – Steve Birnbaum scored the game-winning goal in the 90th minute against Iceland 89 – Jozy Altidore scored th

Americans Abroad Weekend Recap: Gonzalez, Bedoya and Wood Net For Club Teams

On Sunday, Omar Gonzalez capped a week where three U.S. MNT players found the back of the net for their clubs abroad. Trailing 1-0 late in their Liga MX match at Pumas UNAM, Gonzalez rose above the rest to head home Erick Gutierrez’s 88th minute free kick from the left, earning a 1-1 road draw for los Tuzos. With the draw, Pachuca sit second with 11 points and remain the lone undefeated side

Tickets on Sale Feb. 12 for MNT World Cup Qualifier vs. Guatemala, Presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance

CHICAGO (Feb. 8, 2016) – Tickets for the U.S. Men’s National Team World Cup Qualifier against Guatemala, presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance, on March 29 at the MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, will go on sale Friday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. ET. Tickets for the game can be purchased through ussoccer.com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster ticket centers throughout Central

Gallery: MNT Tops Canada in 89th Minute

The U.S. Men’s National Team grabbed a deserved late goal by Jozy Altidore to win its second match of 2016, 1-0, against Canada at StubHub Center. The MNT will continue its 2016 slate in March when World Cup Qualifying resumes against Guatemala. The teams meet twice in quick succession, first on March 25 at Estadio Mateo Flores in Guatemala City, Guatemala (beIN Sport, NBC Universo), before

Highlights: Altidore Nods Home Later Winner for MNT vs. Canada

The U.S. Men’s National Team grabbed a late goal by Jozy Altidore to win its second match of 2016, 1-0, against Canada at StubHub Center.

Altidore Scores Late Winner to Lift USA Past Canada in Second Game of 2016

CARSON, Calif. (Feb. 5, 2016) – The U.S. Men’s National Team grabbed a deserved late goal by Jozy Altidore to win its second match of 2016, 1-0, against Canada at StubHub Center. The U.S. knocked on the door throughout the match but was unable to breach a compact Canada defense that was backed up by a strong effort in goal by Maxime Crepeau. But, in the final minute of regulation, E

Lineup Notes - U.S. MNT Clashes with Canada at StubHub Center to Close out 2016 January Camp

USA vs. Canada Feb. 5, 2016 StubHub Center, Carson, Calif. Tonight’s MNT starting XI vs. Canada: David Bingham – Steve Birnbaum, Jermaine Jones, Matt Besler, Kellyn Acosta – Gyasi Zardes, Michael Bradley, Mix Diskerud, Lee Nguyen – Jordan Morris, Jozy Altidore LINEUP NOTES: Michael Bradley is making his 111th appearance for the MNT. The Budweiser Man of the Match fro

Q&A Pt. 2: Klinsmann Discusses the Benefits of Mixed January Camp Roster

The U.S. recently completed its annual January Camp, which this year took on a different flavor as a combination of senior team players and U-23s who are each preparing for important qualifiers in March. Following consecutive victories against Iceland and Canada, ussoccer.com spoke with MNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann about his takeaways from the four weeks in Los Angeles. In the second half of a

Q&A Pt. 1: Klinsmann Reflects on Successful January Camp and Sets the Table for 2016

The U.S. recently completed its annual January Camp, which this year took on a different flavor as a combination of senior team players and U-23s who are each preparing for important qualifiers in March. Following consecutive victories against Iceland and Canada, ussoccer.com spoke with MNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann about his takeaways from the four weeks in Los Angeles. In the opening half of a

MNT By the Numbers: January Camp

The U.S. MNT recently finished its annual January Camp with back-to-back last-minute wins over Iceland and Canada. Look back at the most notable numbers from camp: 2,394 – Number of days since Luis Robles’ last start with the MNT prior to Jan. 31 against Iceland 90 – Steve Birnbaum scored the game-winning goal in the 90th minute against Iceland 89 – Jozy Altidore scored th

Americans Abroad Weekend Recap: Gonzalez, Bedoya and Wood Net For Club Teams

On Sunday, Omar Gonzalez capped a week where three U.S. MNT players found the back of the net for their clubs abroad. Trailing 1-0 late in their Liga MX match at Pumas UNAM, Gonzalez rose above the rest to head home Erick Gutierrez’s 88th minute free kick from the left, earning a 1-1 road draw for los Tuzos. With the draw, Pachuca sit second with 11 points and remain the lone undefeated side

Gallery: MNT Tops Canada in 89th Minute

The U.S. Men’s National Team grabbed a deserved late goal by Jozy Altidore to win its second match of 2016, 1-0, against Canada at StubHub Center. The MNT will continue its 2016 slate in March when World Cup Qualifying resumes against Guatemala. The teams meet twice in quick succession, first on March 25 at Estadio Mateo Flores in Guatemala City, Guatemala (beIN Sport, NBC Universo), before

Man With A Mission: Jermaine Jones Aims for More in Accomplished Career

To Jermaine Jones, family is everything. For proof, one needs only look to one of his newly completed tattoos. “I got my whole back done recently,” Jones told ussoccer.com. “It’s my whole family, and me like an angel over them to represent that I’m trying to be the angel of the family and trying to protect them any way that I can. That’s the symbol there.&rdquo

Stuart Holden – a.k.a. Roomie, a.k.a. Stupido, a.k.a. Stuiee

Stuart is the kind of guy everybody wants on their team. His energy is infectious. His razor-sharp banter keeps the mood light, but his work ethic and talent makes your team better. When I first started playing in the UK, I hadn't played yet for the National Team and didn't know much about him other than he was an American playing for Bolton. I remember reading the paper one Sunday morning and th

In His Own Words: Stuart Holden Bids the Field Farewell

Life is great… isn’t it? Sometimes, life works in just the right way.  As I sat down to write my retirement letter, the final chapter of my 11-year career, my wife went into labor with our first child. (Heading to hospital, hold on for a second). OK, I’m back. Labor can take a while, but it’s the perfect affirmation that I have made the right decision to hang up my bo

Gallery: Stuart Holden Through the Years

As Stuart Holden hangs up his boots for the final time, ready to step into fatherhood, let's take a look back at some incredible photos from his time with the U.S. Men's National Team.

Americans Abroad Weekend Recap: Morales, Pulisic and Brooks Shine For Club Teams

U.S. youth internationals made the biggest news from U.S. MNT players abroad this week, starting with U-23 defender Matt Miazga joining the ranks of those playing in Europe. Having spent the past few weeks training with the National Team in Carson, Calif., the New York Red Bulls Academy product played the past three seasons with their first team departed training camp Thursday to fly to England an

OTD 1998: MNT Recorded One of the Biggest Wins in the History of the Program

That victory came in the 1998 CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals, as the U.S. defeated defending World Cup champion Brazil 1-0 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. While Preki’s decisive 65th minute strike was picture-perfect, the game is best remembered as goalkeeper Kasey Keller’s career-defining performance. Making 10 saves, many of them from point-blank range, Keller received the affirmati

Tickets on Sale Feb. 12 for MNT World Cup Qualifier vs. Guatemala, Presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance

CHICAGO (Feb. 8, 2016) – Tickets for the U.S. Men’s National Team World Cup Qualifier against Guatemala, presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance, on March 29 at the MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, will go on sale Friday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. ET. Tickets for the game can be purchased through ussoccer.com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster ticket centers throughout Central

Altidore Scores Late Winner to Lift USA Past Canada in Second Game of 2016

CARSON, Calif. (Feb. 5, 2016) – The U.S. Men’s National Team grabbed a deserved late goal by Jozy Altidore to win its second match of 2016, 1-0, against Canada at StubHub Center. The U.S. knocked on the door throughout the match but was unable to breach a compact Canada defense that was backed up by a strong effort in goal by Maxime Crepeau. But, in the final minute of regulation, E

Lineup Notes - U.S. MNT Clashes with Canada at StubHub Center to Close out 2016 January Camp

USA vs. Canada Feb. 5, 2016 StubHub Center, Carson, Calif. Tonight’s MNT starting XI vs. Canada: David Bingham – Steve Birnbaum, Jermaine Jones, Matt Besler, Kellyn Acosta – Gyasi Zardes, Michael Bradley, Mix Diskerud, Lee Nguyen – Jordan Morris, Jozy Altidore LINEUP NOTES: Michael Bradley is making his 111th appearance for the MNT. The Budweiser Man of the Match fro

Match Preview: USA Ready to Face Northern Neighbor Canada

The U.S. Men's National Team closes out the annual January camp Friday, Feb. 5 when it faces Canada at StubHub Center, Carson, Calif. The match kicks off at 7:15 p.m. PT and will be broadcast live on FS1, UniMas and UDN. Fans can also follow the game live on Facebook, Twitter at @ussoccer and @ussoccer_esp, and Snapchat at ussoccer_mnt. The MNT is coming off a 3-2 win against Iceland last Sunday a

Evans, Orozco Released to Club Teams as MNT's January Camp Winds Down

CHICAGO (Feb. 2, 2016) – U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann made two changes to the January camp roster following the team’s 3-2 win against Iceland, releasing defenders Brad Evans and Michael Orozco back to their respective clubs. Evans experienced tightness in his hamstring during the victory and is being removed as a precaution in order to be ready for preseason with his club Seattle

MNT Begins 2016 With Well Earned 3-2 Win Against Iceland at StubHub Center

CARSON, Calif. (Jan. 31, 2016) – The U.S. Men’s National Team opened up its 2016 campaign with a stirring 3-2 comeback win against Iceland at StubHub Center on Sunday afternoon. Jozy Altidore, Michael Orozco and Steve Birnbaum got into the scorers’ column for the USA with Birnbaum also grabbing an assist and captain Michael Bradley providing a pair of helpers as well. In an op

MNT vs. Iceland Lineup Notes

The U.S. MNT lineup for Sunday, January 31, 2015's match against Iceland at StubHub center consists of the following players: GOALKEEPER: Luis Robles; DEFENDERS: Brad Evans; Michael Orozco; Matt Besler; Kellyn Acosta; MIDFIELDERS: Michael Bradley (captain), Jermaine Jones, Ethan Finlay, Lee Nguyen; FORWARDS: Gyasi Zardes and Jozy Altidore. LINEUP NOTES Kellyn Acosta and Ethan Finlay are mak

Match Preview: MNT vs. Iceland

The U.S. Men’s National Team opens the 2016 campaign against Iceland on Sunday, January 31 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Kickoff is set for 12:45 p.m. PT, and the match will be broadcast live on ESPN2, WatchESPN, UniMas and Univision Deportes Network. Fans can also follow the match live on Facebook and Twitter at @ussoccer and @ussoccer_esp. USA head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has 26 playe

Defender Michael Orozco Added to MNT Roster for Match vs. Iceland

CHICAGO (Jan. 29, 2016) - U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added veteran defender Michael Orozco to the roster for the match against Iceland. Orozco will be available for training Friday and return to Club Tijuana on Sunday evening. He has been recovering from an ankle injury suffered during preseason which sidelined him for the first three games of the Liga MX season

Highlights: Altidore Nods Home Later Winner for MNT vs. Canada

The U.S. Men’s National Team grabbed a late goal by Jozy Altidore to win its second match of 2016, 1-0, against Canada at StubHub Center.

MNT Opens 2016 with Comeback Win Against Iceland

After twice falling behind, Jozy Altidore and Michael Orozco scored equalizing goals and Steve Birnbaum added a 90th minute winner as the U.S. MNT prevailed in its first match of 2016.

Highlights: MNT Opens 2016 with Thrilling 3-2 Win vs. Iceland

The U.S. Men's National Team opened 2016 with a come-from-behind 3-2 win over Iceland.

GOAL: Steve Birnbaum Heads Home His First International Goal

Steve Birnbaum headed in Michael Bradley's late free kick to give the USA the decisive goal in a 3-2 win over Iceland.

MNT January Camp Back Line Mixes Youth and Experience

MNT defensive veterans Matt Besler and Brad Evans talk about mentoring a crop of young defenders in the youngsters' first January camp experience.

Michael Bradley: 2015 U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year

Relive the best moments of Michael Bradley's 2015 Player of the Year season

MNT Picks Up Road Result vs. Trinidad & Tobago in 2018 World Cup Qualifying

In Game 2 of semifinal round qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the U.S. traveled to Port of Spain where all nine previous meetings between the teams were decided by a goal or less. This game proved to be no different, as the MNT earned a valuable away point to go on top of Group C.

#RoadToRussia: MNT Off to Hot Start vs. St. Vincent

Jozy Altidore's two goals led the way for the U.S. MNT, which began the Semifinal Round of 2018 World Cup Qualifying with a bang by scoring a 6-1 win against St. Vincent and the Gernadines at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo. Bobby Wood, Fabian Johnson, Geoff Cameron and Gyasi Zardes also tallied for a USA squad in search of an eighth consecutive World Cup berth.

#RoadToRussia Ep. 3: #USAvTRI - Game 2

Coming off the 6-1 win against St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the U.S. Men’s National Team has shifted sites to focus on Tuesday’s match at Trinidad & Tobago. While Friday’s game wasn’t in much doubt after the 11th minute, it’s clear that the MNT’s second qualifier for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be far more difficult.

Highlights: MNT Goes Top of WCQ Group C with Away Point vs. Trinidad & Tobago

The U.S. traveled to Port of Spain, Trinidad for the second match day of the semifinal round of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
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