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John Brooks of the United States (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

USA Soccer World Cup Profile: Defender John Brooks

John Brooks is a 21-year-old American player who is currently playing for German club team Hertha BSC and for the United States Men’s National Team.

06/24/2014

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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

DaMarcus Beasley of the United States (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

USA Soccer World Cup Profile: Defender DaMarcus Beasley

DaMarcus Beasley is an American soccer player that plays as a left midfielder for Mexican club team Puebla, but plays as a left defender for the United States Men’s National Team.

06/23/2014

Forward Chris Wondolowski (L) enters the World Cup match  between USA and Portugal for forward Clint Dempsey. (ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Earthquake Wondolowski Cheered As National Hero By Kiowa Tribe During 1st Appearance For US 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.

06/23/2014

Japanese fan clean the tribune after a Group C football match between Japan and Greece. (credit: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Things You Missed At The 2014 World Cup In Brazil: Week 3

The World Cup is still in motion and a lot of crazy things are happening in Brazil. Here are five things that you may have missed during the World Cup this past week.

06/23/2014

Clint Dempsey of the United States celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's second goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between the United States and Portugal at Arena Amazonia on June 22, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil. (Elsa/Getty Images)

The 6 Ways Team USA Can Advance At The World Cup

Despite a crushing last-second goal that prevented the United States Men’s National Soccer Team from clinching a birth in the single-elimination rounds of the tournament, the squad is still sitting pretty heading into the final game of pool play against Germany Thursday.

06/23/2014

A US fan reacts while watching a 2014 World Cup Group G football match USA vs Portugal on a giant screen in Rio de Janeiro, on June 22, 2014. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Last Second Header Gives Portugal 2-2 Draw Over United States In World Cup

Varela headed in an equalizer in injury time to salvage a 2-2 draw for Portugal against the United States at the World Cup on Sunday and deny the Americans a spot in the second round.

06/22/2014

6 Things To Know Before USA-Portugal World Cup Matchup

With the U.S. and Portugal set to square off on Sunday at 6pm ET, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Group G has been called the group of death by many because and it’s starting to live up to it’s nickname.

06/21/2014

Referee Mark Geiger gestures during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Spain and Chile at Maracana on June 18, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

USA’s Mark Geiger Among 5 World Cup Referees Whose Names Fans Should Know

An American soccer referee is drawing accolades for his performances in the white-hot spotlight glare of the World Cup in Brazil and is inserting himself among the list of better-known referees for casual World Cup fans.

06/20/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 10: Kyle Beckerman #5 of the United States Men's National Team in action against Mexico at Columbus Crew Stadium on September 10, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio.

USA Soccer World Cup Profile: Midfielder Kyle Beckerman

Get to know more about United States men’s national soccer team midfielder Kyle Beckerman.

06/17/2014

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