American coach Jurgen Klinsmann selected 14 players who could make their national team debuts, including Dallas forward Tesho Akindele, last season’s Major League Soccer Rookie of the Year; Columbus midfielder Wil Trapp; Tepic forward Julio Morales; and Los Angeles Galaxy forward Gyasi Zardes. Morales is eligible to play for the U.S. and Mexico.
Jermaine Jones is a 32-year-old American that is currently playing for Turkish club team Besiktas and the United States Men’s National Team as a defensive midfielder.
Lots of news coming out of Brazil as the 2014 World Cup got underway. Here are 5 things you missed for week 2.