The Club Tijuana defender has gone from unlikely Copa America roster inclusion to potential key starter in the U.S. team's quarterfinal against Ecuador.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Monday, June 13, 2016
The U.S. national team will face Ecuador in the first knockout match, and it's a challenge that will be far from easy, writes Goal USA's Ives Galarcep.
Sunday, June 12, 2016
John Brooks turned in the best individual defensive performance by U.S. national team player in recent memory, earning man of the match honors against Paraguay.
The U.S. national team booked its place in the Copa America quarterfinals with a gutsy and well-earned victory against a relentless Paraguay side.
Saturday, June 11, 2016
The U.S. can book passage to the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals with a win or draw against Paraguay on Saturday in Philadelphia.
Jurgen Klinsmann has constructed a defense that could develop into the best back line of his career with the U.S. national team.
Friday, June 10, 2016
For the second straight Copa America, Edinson Cavani failed to score a goal before seeing his Uruguay side eliminated.
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Luis Suarez threw a tantrum when he realized he wouldn't play Thursday, but his coach made it clear seeing the field was never an option for the striker.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Jurgen Klinsmann played the same lineup that faced Colombia, and it cruised past Costa Rica, rewarding Klinsmann's faith.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati hinted that if Trump is elected the nation's president, the hopes of a World Cup in the next decade could be out of the question.
The U.S. national team faces a must-win against Costa Rica, so will Jurgen Klinsmann change his lineup? Goal's Ives Galarcep examines.
Monday, June 6, 2016
U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann says he is all for scrapping the Gold Cup in favor of a combined Copa America.
The German-born defender will likely start for Jurgen Klinsmann's side against Costa Rica as he returns to Chicago for the first time in almost two decades.
Sunday, June 5, 2016
Just a day after losing to Colombia in the Copa America opener, the U.S. national team received good news in the form of Costa Rica's tie with Paraguay.
Saturday, June 4, 2016
The U.S. came away feeling it played Colombia even, but that's a flattering look at Friday's 2-0 loss, writes Goal's Ives Galarcep.
Friday, June 3, 2016
Colombia may be the No. 3-ranked team in the world, but the U.S. national team sees an opponent it can beat in its Copa America Centenario opener.
The U.S. midfielder's career has had its ups and downs, but in an exclusive interview with Goal's Ives Galarcep, he discusses the high he is riding right into Copa America.
The Copa America Centenario has a stacked field, and Goal USA's Ives Galarcep sizes up the odds of winning the tournament for all 16 teams.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
The Dortmund midfielder is only 17, but many U.S. national team fans believe he is ready to start in the Copa America Centenario.
The U.S. national team expects a physical, sometimes nasty battle with Colombia in Friday’s Copa America opener, writes Goal USA’s Ives Galarcep.