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GRANT WAHL
June 07, 2010
As soccer gets serious in the States, scrutiny has intensified and expectations have soared. Meet the men of Team USA, who'll take on the world in South Africa
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June 07, 2010

All Americans

As soccer gets serious in the States, scrutiny has intensified and expectations have soared. Meet the men of Team USA, who'll take on the world in South Africa

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MARCUS HAHNEMANN

GOALKEEPER

Age: 37

Caps: 15

He listens to Tool and Slipknot, restores old Porsches and maintains an extensive gun collection, but Hahnemann can play, too. According to England's Opta statistical survey, the Wolverhampton vet's save percentage (79.7) was best of any regular keeper in the Premiership.

HERCULEZ GOMEZ

FORWARD

Age: 28

Caps: 3

Not a single MLS team wanted Gomez after he rode the bench for Kansas City in 2009, but he staged a stunning surge upon joining Mexico's Puebla, becoming the first American to lead a foreign league in scoring and setting himself up for a supersub role in South Africa. Herculez's brother Ulysses is an MMA fighter.

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