Matt Besler

John Brooks of the United States (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

USA Soccer World Cup Profile: Defender John Brooks

John Brooks is a 21-year-old American player who is currently playing for German club team Hertha BSC and for the United States Men’s National Team.

06/24/2014

An injured Jozy Altidore of the United States lies on the field during the first half of the World Cup Group G match against Ghana at Estadio das Dunas on June 16, 2014, in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

U.S. Men Waiting Anxiously To Learn Forward Altidore’s Status

Jozy Altidore was due to have his injured left hamstring examined after the U.S. squad returned to its Sao Paulo headquarters from Monday night’s 2-1 victory against Ghana.

06/17/2014

Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

USA Draws ‘Group Of Death’ At 2014 World Cup Draw

The United States will play Germany, Portugal and Ghana in a tough first-round group at next year’s World Cup that will take them on a lengthy 9,000-mile trip around Brazil.

12/06/2013

Graham Zusi #19 of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team  (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

US Stuns Panama 3-2 In Stoppage Time, Saves Mexico’s World Cup Hopes

Graham Zusi and Aron Johannsson scored in second-half stoppage time, giving United States a 3-2 win Tuesday night that left Mexico’s hopes alive and knocked out the Panamanians.

10/16/2013