In this extremely important year for the US National Team as it continues its quest to qualify for the 2010 World Cup, Goal.com has you covered, including on-location this weekend in El Salvador.Admit it: You’re a US soccer fan. There’s no shame in that anymore. You proudly paint stars and stripes on your face for National Team games. You own an Uncle Sam hat. You can name the US’s starting XI for the last five World Cups.
It’s because of US soccer fans like you—and the thousands who are joining your legions every week—that Goal.com is excited to provide the best coverage of the US National Team possible.
Last month, at the massive US-Mexico match, we provided unrivaled coverage of the game and everything around it. Goal.com’s Greg Lalas, Allen Ramsey, and Noah Davis were in Columbus, following every aspect of the event, from the pregame build-up to the postgame reactions.
This past weekend, Goal.com’s Andrea Canales was in El Salvador for the US’s World Cup qualifier. She had all the latest news about the team, exclusive interviews, videos, and more.
And this week, Shane Evans travels down to Nashville for the match against Trinidad & Tobago.
It’s all part of Goal.com’s ambitious efforts to provide the coolest, deepest, most intriguing, most interactive coverage of the US National Team possible. In-depth match previews, thought-provoking editorials, exclusive interviews, live commentaries, player ratings—you’ll find everything you want here on Goal.com.
In addition to complete coverage of the “Hexagonal” World Cup qualifiers, Goal.com will be in South Africa this summer to bring you the best from the 2009 Confederations Cup. And we will be all over the United States for the Gold Cup.
Plus, we’ve got exclusive coverage of the US youth teams, including the U-17s’ recent friendlies in Argentina, the U-20 World Cup in Egypt in October, and the U-17 World Cup in Nigeria in October and November.
It is all building toward the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, where Goal.com will have the most extensive coverage of any new media source around. We'll be at every game, with exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes looks at the team, and in-depth analysis of every game with our usual top-notch previews, commentaries, player ratings, etc.
Goal.com's global network will also provide a broader perspective on this special landmark World Cup, the first to be held in Africa. We'll have travel recommendations for any fans making their way to the games, including how to get to the stadiums, the best restaurants and hotels for soccer fans, and even the touristy things to see and do in South Africa.
Hopefully, we’ll see you there.