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USA 2012 GK kit Longsleeve XL

USA 2012 GK kit Longsleeve XL

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This was the official Goalkeeper kit hat the great Tim Howard wore in his USA National Team games. The size is XL, the condition is excellent and of course it was manufactured by Nike.

In 2012, the United States men's national soccer team had a fairly successful year, participating in several competitions and matches. Here are some key highlights of their performance in 2012:

  1. CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament: The U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team participated in the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament in March 2012. They advanced to the semifinals but were defeated by Canada, failing to qualify for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

  2. Friendly Matches: The senior men's national team played several friendly matches throughout the year, including victories against Italy and Mexico. These matches served as preparation for upcoming competitions and provided valuable experience for the players.

  3. World Cup Qualification: The United States began their qualification campaign for the 2014 FIFA World Cup during this year. They participated in the third round of CONCACAF qualifying matches, finishing on top of their group to advance to the final round of qualifying in 2013.

  4. 2012 Major Tournaments: The U.S. men's national team did not participate in any major tournaments such as the UEFA European Championship or the Copa America in 2012. However, they continued to participate in regional competitions and friendly matches to maintain their competitive edge.

Overall, while the United States men's national soccer team didn't have any major championship victories in 2012, they had a decent performance with notable wins and continued their journey towards qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Some of the standout players during that season included:

  1. Clint Dempsey: Dempsey was one of the most influential players for the U.S. national team during this period. He played as a forward or attacking midfielder and was known for his goal-scoring ability and versatility on the field.

  2. Landon Donovan: Donovan, a veteran of the national team, continued to be a vital player in 2012. He played as an attacking midfielder or winger and was known for his pace, technical skill, and ability to create scoring opportunities for himself and his teammates.

  3. Tim Howard: As the goalkeeper, Howard provided stability and leadership at the back for the U.S. national team. He was known for his shot-stopping ability, commanding presence in the box, and ability to organize the defense.

  4. Michael Bradley: Bradley played a crucial role in the midfield, providing both defensive cover and contributing to the team's attacking play. He was known for his work rate, passing ability, and ability to dictate the tempo of the game.

  5. Carlos Bocanegra: Bocanegra was a veteran defender and often served as the captain of the U.S. national team. He provided leadership and stability in the backline, using his experience to organize the defense and marshal his teammates.

  6. Jermaine Jones: Jones played as a central midfielder and was known for his physical presence, tackling ability, and box-to-box style of play. He provided energy and aggression in the midfield, disrupting opponents' attacks and initiating counter-attacks for his team.

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