Perhaps no other U.S. player improved his standing so much in 2010 as Bedoya, going from a rookie in January camp to making the 30-man preliminary roster for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. A speedy winger with good technique and a great shot from distance, Bedoya has completed two seasons in Sweden after twice being named a finalist for the MAC Hermann trophy award as the nation’s top collegiate player in 2009.
- Debuted for national team in 2010 and made six appearances
- Got his first start on Aug. 10 against Brazil, and again in the 1-0 victory against South Africa
- Helped Örebro qualify for the Europa League after they finished third in Sweden’s Allsvenskan