Soccer As An Un-American Activity
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Here are their connections to other countries:
  • Tim Howard—Parent from Hungary
  • Omar Gonzalez—Parent from Mexico and Mexican citizen
  • John Brooks—Born in Germany
  • Aron Jóhannsson—Parent from Iceland
  • Mikkel Diskerud—Born in Norway
  • Alejandro Bedoya—Parent from Colombia
  • Brad Guzan—Grandparent from Poland
  • Jermaine Jones—Born in Germany
  • Julian Green—German citizenship
  • Jozy Altidore—Parent from Haiti
  • Chris Wondolowski—Grandparent from Poland
  • Timothy Chandler—Born in Germany
  • Nick Rimando—Parent from Mexico and parent from Philippines
  • Fabian Johnson—Born in Germany
Here’s a partial list of the clubs they play for:

Sunderland (England), Puebla (Mexico), Nantes (France), Toronto FC, Hertha Berlin (Germany), Stoke City (England), Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany), Rosenborg (Norway), LA Galaxy, Bayern Munich (Germany), Aston Villa (England), Everton (England), AZ Alkmaar (Netherlands), Borussia Moenchengladbach (Germany), Besiktas (Turkey).

What are they called? The US Men’s National Soccer Team. For more detail, check out The National Question Front And Center At World Cup—Just What Are We Rooting For?


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