From Folarin Balogun to Jermaine Jones: The USMNT's biggest dual-national recruiting wins

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Dual nationals have always been a key part of the USMNT, and recruitment of these players is only growing more important as the Stars and Stripes try to reach new heights. They have a good track record of convincing people to commit to the cause, the successful mission to secure Folarin Balogun the latest in a long line of big gets.

Sure, players such as Neven Subotic and Giuseppe Rossi ended up playing elsewhere, but many of the USMNT's most important players of the past and present at one point could have chosen to play international soccer for another country. From the pre-1994 recruitment to Jurgen Klinsmann's German influence, its part of the fabric of the USMNT.

With that said, GOAL takes a look back at some of the biggest commitments in USMNT history...