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USA 2002 WORLD CUP Training kit Medium

USA 2002 WORLD CUP Training kit Medium

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Condition: ★★★★★

This rare training top is in excellent condition. The size is Medium and it was manufcactured by Nike.

The United States Men's National Soccer Team performed fairly well in the 2002 FIFA World Cup. The tournament took place in South Korea and Japan, and the U.S. team, led by head coach Bruce Arena, reached the quarterfinals, which was their best performance in the World Cup since 1930.

In the group stage, the U.S. finished in second place in Group D, with a win against Portugal, a draw with South Korea, and a loss to Poland. In the Round of 16, they faced Mexico and won 2-0. Their impressive run came to an end in the quarterfinals when they were defeated by Germany 1-0.

The 2002 World Cup was a significant moment for U.S. soccer and helped increase the popularity of the sport in the country. It was considered a successful tournament for the U.S. team, and their performance in reaching the quarterfinals was seen as a notable achievement.

The United States had several notable players who made significant contributions during the 2002 FIFA World Cup:

  1. Brad Friedel: He was the team's goalkeeper and played a crucial role in the U.S. team's success, making key saves and keeping clean sheets in several matches.

  2. Claudio Reyna: As the team captain, Reyna was a central midfielder and a key playmaker for the U.S.. He provided both leadership and creative passing in the midfield.

  3. Brian McBride: McBride was a talented striker who scored important goals for the U.S. during the tournament, including a goal against Mexico in the Round of 16.

  4. Landon Donovan: Donovan, although quite young at the time, displayed his skills and speed, contributing to the team's success with his attacking prowess.

  5. Tony Sanneh: A versatile player who often played as a right-back, Sanneh provided defensive stability and contributed offensively with assists and goals.

  6. Eddie Pope: A solid central defender, Pope played a key role in the U.S. defense and helped the team maintain a strong defensive record during the tournament.

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