To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
On Sunday at 3PM ET, the 22 best players over the past month will take the field and try to win their country a trophy and prove to the world that they are the best football club. Here are 7 things you need to know before Argentina and Germany take the pitch for which should be a hard fought battle.
Now that the U.S. has been knocked out of the World Cup, Americans need a new reason to drink.
Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.
With the USMNT making it to the knockout round of 16 losing yesterday to Belgium, the soccer hater can now say, “Thank God, no more soccer talk.”
A heartbreaking loss for USA Soccer. The team was eliminated from the World Cup in a drama-filled match that went into overtime. All of Maryland was glued to the game.
The American astronauts aboard the International Space Station, including Baltimore County’s Reid Wiseman, lose a bet and then lose their hair.
Alejandro Bedoya is a 27-year-old American player who is currently playing as an attacking midfielder or winger with French club Nantes and as a winger with the United States Men’s National Team.
USA stays alive in the World Cup. Even with a loss to Germany, the team advances to the next round. Marylanders flock to Downtown Baltimore to cheer on the red, white and blue.
With his mouth doing most of the talking thus far, let’s look at the many faces of Jurgen Klinsmann and get to know the USMNT’s head soccer coach a little bit better …
Jermaine Jones is a 32-year-old American that is currently playing for Turkish club team Besiktas and the United States Men’s National Team as a defensive midfielder.
Chris Wondolowski is an American who currently plays as a striker for the San Jose Earthquakes from the MLS and for the United States Men’s National Team.