Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
BY THE NUMBERS: Few with World Cup experience
by Mike Woitalla, May 26th, 2010 9:06PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  men's national team, world cup


[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 ...


20
Age of youngest player: Jozy Altidore.

37
Age of oldest player: Marcus Hahnemann.

8
Players who have been on a previous World Cup squad: DaMarcus Beasley, Carlos Bocanegra, Steve CherundoloClint Dempsey, Landon Donovan, Hahnemann, Tim Howard, Oguchi Onyewu.

6
Players who played in a World Cup: Beasley, Bocanegra, Cherundolo, Dempsey, Donovan, Onyewu.

2
Players who played in two World Cups: Beasley, Donovan.

4
Players who did not make appearances in qualifying play for South Africa: Edson Buddle, Herculez Gomez, Robbie Findley and Hanhemann.

19
Foreign-based players.

4
MLS players: Jonathan Bornstein, Buddle, Donovan, Findley.

17
Current and former MLS players.

9
Different national leagues represented: England 8 players, USA 4, Germany 3, Mexico 2, Scotland 2, Denmark 1, France 1, Italy 1, Norway 1.

7
Players who did not play college soccer: Altidore, Beasley, Michael Bradley, Donovan, Gomez, Howard, Spector, Jose Francisco Torres.

4
Players who played four seasons of college ball: Bornstein, DeMerit, Findley, Hahnemann.

121
Most national team appearances: Donovan, who also leads the team with 42 goals.

2
Least appearances: Buddle.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Cruz Azul and Toluca draw in first leg    
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] The first leg of the 2014 Concacaf Champions final between Cruz Azul and ...
Full slate of Saturday games follows first midweek game    
[MLS: Week 7] A full slate of games Saturday follows the first midweek match of the ...
Union building to be successful for long term    
[MLS: Week 7] An extensive schedule of 36 Wednesday games begins this week with Philadelphia visiting ...
U.S. under-15 girls national team roster    
[NATIONAL TRAINING CENTER CAMP] U.S. under-15 girls national team coach B.J. Snow has called up 36 ...
Mexico pulls out win with pair of stoppage-time goals    
[USA UNDER-18 MEN] The U.S. under-18 men's national team suffered to a 4-3 defeat to Mexico ...
FC Dallas forward Span on USL PRO team of the week    
[DOWN ON THE FARM] In his debut since joining Orlando City from FC Dallas, Brian Span ...
What They're Saying    
"Anyone who messes around will stay at home, because it will mean that they can't handle ...
Sub invades field to stop goal    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] A sub warming up near the goal runs onto the field ...
What They're Saying    
"I saw the devastation firsthand. So anyone who's saying they're not thinking about [the World Cup] ...
Cruz Azul's Corona has suspension extended    
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Cruz Azul's Mexican national team goalkeeper, Jesus Corona, already suspended from Tuesday night's ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives