Kw-logo-smaller

USA World Cup Soccer Team

The 2006 World Cup of Soccer is about to kick off in Germany. Kidzworld checks out some of the top players to watch from the US National Team.

Landon Donovan

US Soccer Team - Landon Donovan

Landon Donovan is a veteran of the US soccer team, having played in the 2002 World Cup. The forward for the LA Galaxy of Major League Soccer scored six goals and led the team in points in 2006 World Cup qualifying games. LanDo's soft touch around the net will be essential if the USA is to advance to the knockout round in Germany.

US Soccer Team - Oguchi Onyewu

Oguchi Onyewu At six feet, four inches tall, Oguchi Onyewu is one of the biggest players in US soccer history and could be one of the breakout players of the 2006 World Cup. Onyewu will have to be a monster on the US defence and will be relied on to shut down talented forwards from Italy and the Czech Republic, the USA's toughest opponents in the opening round.

US Soccer Team - Clint Dempsey

Clint Dempsey Midfielder, Clint Dempsey, is one of the USA's most creative and exciting players. The star of the New England Revolution is a quick and fearless dribbler, whose energy will be vital if the USA is to knock off the Czechs or the Italians in the World Cup's opening round. A big goal that helps the USA reach the knockout round could make Dempsey a household name.

US Soccer Team - Brian McBride

Brian McBride McBride is one of the oldest members of the USA's soccer team, who played in both the 1998 and 2002 World Cups. The veteran forward is known for his ability to hold off defenders and his strong prowess in the air. A high-flying header or two from McBride should send the USA flying deep into the playoff rounds in Germany.

US Soccer Team - Kasey Keller
Kasey KellerKasey Keller is expected to be the USA's starting goalkeeper at the 2006 World Cup. He has quick reflexes, good positioning and is considered one of the best goalies in the world. Keller has won more games for the United States than any other goalie, but has yet to win a game at the World Cup. That stat will need to change in order for the USA is to make some noise in 2006.

Related Stories:

  • Eddie Johnson Interview
  • Landon Donovan Biography
  • Wacky World Cup Facts
  • More Stories On Your Favorite Athletes
  • 0 Comments

    latest videos

    F1148413839687

    How Will the USA Do at the World Cup?

    • They'll make history and win it all!
    • They'll make it to at at least the quarterfinals.
    • They'll make it to the knockout stage.
    • They'll be lucky to win a game.

    related stories

    Sports in the forums

    vanillatwilightguy
    It's hilarious how people compare these two. Ronaldo is all about that hard work and when it comes to who is the best player in the world, it's undoubtedly him But then again, Leo Messi is a touch of god's perfection. We have to understand, we'll never ever see a player like him. Ronaldo is only the best player in the world because Leo Messi is from another planet. #TeamMESSI ♥
    reply about 4 hours
    walkingtaco
    walkingtaco posted in Basketball:
    Wish the Celtics luck hope they make it to the playoffs and go to the championship and bring #18 home to Boston!
    reply about 6 hours
    walkingtaco
    walkingtaco posted in Hockey:
    The Pittsburgh Penguins are 42-23-11 right now they play the Flyers tonight! wish them all the luck! -Walkingtaco- They beat the Sharks 3-2 in a shootout on Sunday night!
    reply about 6 hours
    kumarsatyam
    ##.#.#### is final austrailia vs new zealand and australia win 5 times
    reply about 12 hours
    Hannah728
    Hannah728 posted in Dance:
    Soccer! i want to get in soccer one day!
    reply about 21 hours

    play online games