The U.S. men’s soccer team took the sphere at Ahmed bin Ali Stadium in Qatar for his or her first World Cup match since 2014 on Monday.
Because the Individuals obtained able to play Wales to begin their pursuit of a World Cup title, the workforce listened to “The Star-Spangled Banner” blare all through the stadium. Every participant standing on the pitch and the coaches and gamers on the sideline sang the anthem.
Matt Turner, Sergino Dest, Walker Zimmerman, Tyler Adams, Antonee Robinson, Yunus Musah, Weston McKennie, Christian Pulisic, Tim Workforce, Tim Weah and Josh Sargent had been the beginning 11 for the U.S.
The U.S. missed the World Cup in 2018 and revamped their youth soccer program to assist cause them to a Gold Cup title and a berth within the World Cup. The times of Tim Howard, Clint Dempsey and Landon Donovan are lengthy gone, and the youth motion is alive and properly.
The U.S. has a tricky Group B with England and Iran additionally on their schedule.
England already topped Iran earlier within the day, 6-2. The U.S. and England are set for a serious Black Friday match which is predicted to be probably the most watched matches in American soccer historical past.
FOX Sports activities has the U.S. broadcast rights for the World Cup.