"Iceland's a small country, under 330,000 or something. In the beginning they weren't too happy about my decision but now I think everybody's excited to hopefully see the first guy with Iceland be in
the World Cup. I guess most of the people there are rooting for me and they're happy."
-- Aron Johannsson
, who was born in Alabama to Icelandic parents and moved to
Iceland at age 3, on representing the USA at this summer's World Cup. Johannsson, 23, represented Iceland competitively at the U-21 level but switched allegiance in August 2013. (AP