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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Does The U.S. Soccer Team Have A Bright Future?

Christian Raja of Brooklyn reacts while watching the United States versus Belgium game in the World Cup on a projected screen under the Manhattan Bridge, New York, on July 1, 2014. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Christian Raja of Brooklyn reacts while watching the United States versus Belgium game in the World Cup on a projected screen under the Manhattan Bridge, New York, on July 1, 2014. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

The U.S. is out of the World Cup, which resumes tomorrow with quarterfinal matches. Does the team have a bright future ahead? Our sports analyst Mike Pesca says “there are a lot of things in the way of United States going to the next level.” He joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to explain.

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  • johnhaskell

    Another Donovan sycophant who believes the notion that Donovan’s inability to hack it at the top level in Europe is an unspeakable anathema.

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