Tony Meola

Landon Donovan of the USA celebrates scoring the second goal during the Mexico v USA, World Cup Second Round match played at the Jeonju World Cup Stadium, Jeonju, South Korea on June 17, 2002. The USA won 2-0. (Source: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Top Five Moments In U.S. World Cup History

As we get deeper into the 2014 FIFA World Cup there is a growing enthusiasm surrounding the U.S. Men’s National Team. It’s an excitement that started decades ago when the United States was just beginning to make a name for itself in the world of international soccer. Fast forward to now where the U.S. fans have built up expectations to see their team advance into the Round of 16 and beyond.

06/27/2014

JACKSONVILLE, FL - JUNE 07: Defender Fabian Johnson #23 of the United States challenges defender Juwon Oshaniwa #13 of Nigerial for the ball during the international friendly match at EverBank Field on June 7, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Altidore Scores Twice, US Beats Nigeria 2-1

Jozy Altidore ended a six-month scoreless streak with a pair of goals, leading the United States over Nigeria 2-1 Saturday night in the Americans’ World Cup send-off match.

06/07/2014

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