"I look at our roster in general, there's very few Americans. Very few. And not just young Americans but of any age. Obviously, the rules are you try to put together the best team you can. The green
card rule in the league almost forces clubs to choose foreign players."
-- New Houston Dynamo coach Tab Ramos
, who championed the cause of young Americans, serving as the U.S. U-20
national team coach for four cycles and taking his team to the U-20 World Cup quarterfinals three times. The Dynamo's 26-player roster includes just 10 Americans, one of whom plays internationally for