The stadium is built, the ribbon-cutting is history, the trial runs are done, and now Levi’s Stadium is set for its first official sporting event Saturday evening.
San Jose Earthquakes Striker Chris Wondolowski returned to practice with the team Friday after appearing in two games during the World Cup for Team USA.
DANVILLE (CBS SF) – San Jose Earthquakes striker Chris Wondolowski narrowly missed on his chance to score one of the biggest goals in recent U.S. Soccer history Monday, and he appears to be blaming himself […]
Danville native Chris Wondolowski will have to wait for another day to crack his first lineup for a World Cup match after being bypassed by Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann for the start against Germany Thursday.
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.
Wondolowski was born in Danville and plays Major League Soccer for San Jose’s earthquakes, but traces his family roots to the Kiowa tribe of Oklahoma through his mother’s side. He even formally joined the tribe as at age 12 under the name “Bau Daigh,” meaning “warrior coming over the hill.” On Sunday, his fellow Kiowa were watching from a gathering at their headquarters in Carnegie, Oklahoma as team USA took on Portugal.
World Cup, Wondolowski, New Stadium Create ‘Perfect Storm Of Soccer Interest’ For San Jose Earthquakes
The World Cup and Team USA’s participation in the tournament is coming just at the right time for the San Jose Earthquakes.
Bay Area soccer fans were thrilled to see Danville-born Chris Wondolowski crack the team USA roster for World Cup 2014 in Brazil, but the San Jose Earthquakes star is perhaps even more popular in the Lawton, Oklahoma area – home of Kiowa Nation.
For John Wondolowski, news of his son Chris Wondolowski’s invitation to join Team USA for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is still sinking in.
he U.S. Men’s National Soccer team is scheduled to play the first of three warm-up matches at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park Tuesday night before next month’s World Cup.