U.S. U-17 MNT Drops Hard-Fought 2-1 Game to Portugal on First Match Day at 2013 Nike International Friendlies
A solid showing from the USA was spoiled in second-half stoppage time by Goncalo Vieira’s game-winning goal for Portugal
Brazil Recovers from Early Defecit to Earn 2-1 Win against England in 2013 Nike International Friendlies Opening Match
Winger Caiqur da Silva served up two assists late in the first half to Marcelo de Souza and Rafael Santos to help Brazil overcome Kaylen Hinds' opening strike for England.
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The 11th edition of the Nike International Friendlies kicks off Monday afternoon at Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team head coach Richie Williams named a 20-player roster to face Brazil, England and Portugal from Dec. 9-15. All six matches will be streamed live on ussoccer.com. Live updates will also be provided on Twitter @ussoccer_ynt.
A 17-player U-17 MNT squad will compete in three Showcase matches from Dec. 11-14 in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann and U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati discussed the team's difficult Group G draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
U.S. Men's National Team players Tim Howard, Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey and others express their opinions following the Group G draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
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The U.S. Men’s National Team was drawn into Group G with Ghana, Portugal and Germany at Friday’s 2014 FIFA World Cup Final Draw that was held in Costa Do Sauipe, Brazil.
In the modern era, U.S. Men's National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard has the best FIFA World Cup winning percentage (.500, 1-1-2) and lowest goals against average (1.15) among the USA goalkeepers since the start of the 1990 FIFA World Cup.
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Four Development Academy Select rosters – two at the U-15/16 age group (1998-99) and two at the U-17/18 level (1996-97) have been named to compete against each other on Thursday, Dec. 12, at the 2013 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
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Quotes from U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann as he looks back on 2013.
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ussoccer.com looks back at the progress made in 2013 under head coach Jurgen Klinsmann and remembers some of the big moments and results from U.S. Soccer’s Centennial.
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Among the confederations it has faced at the FIFA World Cup, the U.S. Men's National Team's only winning record in the group stage has been against South American Football Confederation teams (2-1-0).