In American sports, football or most commonly known as soccer is not generally considered a high profile game. However it has progressively developed in recognition since the 1970s. The United States National Team is regulated and controlled by the United States Soccer Federation. Presently, the team is playing in the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, under Group C.
For the years 1930, 1998, 2002, and 2010 the United States National Football Team was coached by Robert Millar, Bruce Arena and Bob Bradley respectively, who guided the team throughout the World Cup Championships.
The jersey featured white top with blue shorts initially, then they adopted a “Peru” style jersey by placing a diagonal stripe athwart shirt. The stripe has been featured for 2003, 2004, and 2006, as well as on the current 2010 home and home away kits. The kit provider for the United States initially was Adidas, but since 1995, Nike has been the uniform provider.
For the FIFA World Cup 2010, the Captain for the team is Carlos Bocanegra and coach is Bob Bradley. The other team members of USA’s squad chosen as Goalkeeper are Tim Howard, Brad Guzan, and Marcus Hahnemann. Some of the Defenders are Jonathan Spector, Jay DeMerit, and Steve Cherundolo including the captain for the team Carlos Bocanegra. Midfielders are Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey, and Stuart Holden. Forwards are Herculez Gomez, Edson Buddle, and Jozy Altidore.
The United States has contended at the Summer Olympics when that play-off was considered a full intercontinental tournament, the FIFA World Cup, and the FIFA Confederations Cup, as well as NAFC and CONCACAF regional tournaments. The United States has also participated in the Copa America by incitement, as well as quite a few small tournaments.
Amazingly and appreciably the United States has triumph the CONCACAF Gold Cup four times in ten tournaments. The United States also won the 2002 Gold Cup to set up the team’s best performance when the U.S. team reached the quarterfinals.