The 30-year-old national team striker is the U.S.'s third-leading career scorer and the star of the WUSA's New York Power.
SI: Is there any feeling better than hitting the back of the net?
Milbrett: Yeah, but we want this to be G-rated.
SI: You've been the U.S.'s leading goal scorer at the last two World Cups, and you're the WUSA's alltime leading scorer. Why aren't we seeing you hawking Gatorade and Coke?
Milbrett: Because I'm five-foot-two [laughs].
SI: Your mother named you after a cat she saw listed in the classifieds. So whatever happened to that cat?
Milbrett: I have no idea. But I really hope it was adopted and put in a loving home.
SI: At the 2000 Olympics, you engaged in a shouting match with antiglobalization protesters who derided you for wearing Nike shoes. Did the Swoosh throw you any extra money for your efforts?
Milbrett: [laughs] No, but they did bail me out of jail.
SI: Tell us how to make soccer a better television sport.