"I'm an old man and I've seen a lot of things, and what it seemed like to me was there was a lack of passion and desire by certain players to run through a wall. The national team is my heart and
soul. If you take that away from me, you take a piece of my heart."
-- Tim Howard
, questioning the passion of certain players on the U.S. national team but insisting his comments in USA Today
were directed at both dual nationals and players whose roots were in the USA. (ESPN FC