"I was a young player trying to get settled into my club team and wasn't sure about the long travel and everything that goes into being a part of this national team. My coaches didn't like the idea, so I think even I felt some pressure. I've had a chance to get settled in with the club and also have grown up a lot. I know what I want to do."
-- Timmy Chandler, the 22-year-old German product who debuted for the USA in March 2011 but continued to keep his option of playing for Germany open by not playing in official games for the USA, is back in Coach Jurgen Klinsmann's squad for the USA's friendly at Russia on Wednesday. (USSoccer.com)