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BY THE NUMBERS: Few with World Cup experience
by Mike Woitalla, May 26th, 2010 9:06PM

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[USA 23] The South Africa-bound U.S. squad is dominated by foreign-based players, but the majority have spent time in MLS. More than two-thirds played college ball, but most of them left school early to go pro. For U.S. World Cup team facts and figures ...


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Age of youngest player: Jozy Altidore.

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Age of oldest player: Marcus Hahnemann.

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Players who have been on a previous World Cup squad: DaMarcus Beasley, Carlos Bocanegra, Steve CherundoloClint Dempsey, Landon Donovan, Hahnemann, Tim Howard, Oguchi Onyewu.

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Players who played in a World Cup: Beasley, Bocanegra, Cherundolo, Dempsey, Donovan, Onyewu.

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Players who played in two World Cups: Beasley, Donovan.

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Players who did not make appearances in qualifying play for South Africa: Edson Buddle, Herculez Gomez, Robbie Findley and Hanhemann.

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Foreign-based players.

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MLS players: Jonathan Bornstein, Buddle, Donovan, Findley.

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Current and former MLS players.

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Different national leagues represented: England 8 players, USA 4, Germany 3, Mexico 2, Scotland 2, Denmark 1, France 1, Italy 1, Norway 1.

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Players who did not play college soccer: Altidore, Beasley, Michael Bradley, Donovan, Gomez, Howard, Spector, Jose Francisco Torres.

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Players who played four seasons of college ball: Bornstein, DeMerit, Findley, Hahnemann.

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Most national team appearances: Donovan, who also leads the team with 42 goals.

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Least appearances: Buddle.



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