5 of the Best US Soccer Players of All Time

Soccer is one of the most exciting sports in the world, and the United States of America has made its presence felt internationally in this sport. To learn more about the top 5 soccer players in the US of all time, read on.

Landon Donovan

Landon Donovan is one of the best score players that US soccer has ever seen, and he is quite a visionary midfielder too. He retired from the game at the young age of 32 and was known for his lightning quick counter attacks that would often baffle opponent players to a considerable extent.

Clint Dempsey

Clint Dempsey was a hard charging attacker with a huge fan following. He had his moments of trickery on the field which would often get him into the news for the wrong reasons, the most unforgettable of his feats being his opening strike against team Ghana in World Cup 2014.

Brian McBride

Brian McBride is renowned for the goal that he scored against team Portugal in 2002. He led the US to a 3-2 victory and right into the quarterfinals of the World Cup. He is also quite famous for the numerous goals that he scored during Premier League Fulham.

Claudio Reyna

Claudio Reyna was one of the best midfielders to ever play the game. As a player, he was known for his calm demeanor, and he played a crucial role in the World Cup tournaments that were held in 1998, 2002, and 2006. He also completed his education at the University of Virginia, and later he received numerous offers to join European clubs.

Tim Howard

Tim Howard is a popular goalkeeper who served on the US football team for many years. He achieved huge fame in the most recent world cup tournament because of his excellent display against the Belgium football team.Tim Howard has recorded as many as 16 saves and is often referred to as Secretary of Defense. He has even been acknowledged by people like the former US president Barack Obama due to his talent. Over the years he has managed to stay in the news because of the consistency he showed on the field. Tim Howard is a native of New Jersey and started his career by playing for the New Jersey Imperials. He is often regarded as a bona fide star of American soccer.

The above-mentioned stars are people who routinely appear on every list of the best American soccer players.

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Bjorn Koch is a businessman, world traveler, lover of fine dining and soccer fanatic. Born in Germany, where he fell in love with Bayern Munich, Bjorn currently resides in Boston, MA.