The US National team won the ESPY Award for “Best Upset” for their victory against world number one Spain in the semifinals of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup.
A few players from the from the team were on hand to accept the award. Landon Donovan was joined on stage by Jonathan Spector, Carlos Bocanegra, Jonathan Bornstein, Sacha Kljestan, Clint Dempsey, Ricardo Clark and Jozy Altidore.
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Who would you send to South Africa next summer? Instead of trying to crawl inside Bob Bradley’s head to see what he thinks let’s leave the speculation to Yanks Abroad.
There are 23 plane tickets booked to South Africa and apparently veteran DaMarcus Beasley will be stopped at the airport by security and not let anywhere near the plane, while Jay DeMerit and Jonathan Spector can now sit back and relax and order the cocktail of their choice.
Unfortunately they are predicting Sacha Kljestan will join Beasley on the outside looking in but we will keep our hopes up because Sacha still has nearly a year to impress Coach Bradley, including time in the Gold Cup as he was a last minute addition to the U.S. roster.
Check out the full list to find out who should “pack their bags,” who is “nearly a lock,” and which players are “a fairly safe bet,” “in a battle,” “have work to do,” and more.