3. MAKING A LIST: U.S. finishes 25th at the World Cup

The USA will finish tied with Iran for 25th in the overall 2006 World Cup standings -- both finished with one point and 2-6 goal difference -- ahead of only Trinidad & Tobago at 27th, Saudi Arabia and Japan tied at 28th, Togo at 30th, Costa Rica at 31st and Serbia & Montenegro last at 32nd.

YEAR HOST FINISH
1930 USA 3 (of 13)
1934 Italy 16 (of 16)
1950 Brazil 10 (of 13)
1990 Italy 23 (of 24)
1994 USA 14 (of 24)
1998 France 32 (of 32)
2002 Korea-Japan 8 (of 32)
2006 Germany 25 (of 32)

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