World Cup: US Soccer Team Alma Maters
By Polina at University Language
Posted on Monday, June 14, 2010
Category: Current Events
The United States men’s national soccer team has appeared in the last five FIFA World Cups, winning their way to a respectable world ranking as a soccer team.
Well, these boys weren’t always sports heroes. Many of them honed their skills playing soccer in college. (I’m sure they never had trouble avoiding the “freshman 15“!) Wondering where they got their schooling? Here’s a list of all the players who attended college and their respective alma maters.
2010 US Soccer Player Pool & Alma Maters
- Carlos Bocanegra: University of California, Los Angeles
- Jonathan Bornstein: Cal Poly Pomona
- Edson Buddle: State Fair Community College
- Steve Cherundolo: University of Portland
- Ricardo Clark: Furman University
- Jay DeMerit: University of Illinois at Chicago
- Clint Dempsey: Furman University
- Maurice Edu: University of Maryland, College Park
- Benny Feilhaber: University of California, Los Angeles
- Clarence Goodson: University of Maryland
- Brad Guzan: University of South Carolina
- Marcus Hahnemann: Seattle Pacific University
- Stuart Holden: Clemson University
- Oguchi Onyewu: Howard University
Are you interested in making your life on campus more rewarding? Consider joining a sports team. You might just be the next athlete to win the World Cup!