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United States


Federation founded: 1913
FIFA member since: 1914
Confederation: CONCACAF
Colours: Red, white and blue
Nicknames: Team USA, The Stars and Stripes
World Cups qualified for: 10 (of 20)
Best results: 3rd place 1930

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 33 W 8 D 6 L 19 GF 37 GA 62 Pts 30
United States are 23rd on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1930 Semifinal 3 Squad
1934 First round 16 Squad Qualifiers
1938 Did not enter
1950 First round 10 Squad Qualifiers
1954 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1958 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1962 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1966 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1970 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1974 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1978 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1982 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1986 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1990 First round 23 Squad Qualifiers
1994 Round of 16 14 Squad Hosts
1998 First round 32 Squad Qualifiers
2002 Quarterfinal 8 Squad Qualifiers
2006 First round 25 Squad Qualifiers
2010 Round of 16 12 Squad Qualifiers
2014 Round of 16 15 Squad Qualifiers

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) 1930
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) 2002
Biggest win 3-0 vs Paraguay 1930
3-0 vs Belgium 1930
Biggest loss 1-7 vs Italy 1934
Most wins in a row 2
Most losses in a row 5
Longest unbeaten run 3
Longest run without win 6
Longest run qualifying 7 (1990- )
Longest run not qualifying 9 (1954-86)
Penalty shoot-outs -
USA vs Europe W3 - D5 - L13
USA vs South America W2 - D0 - L3
USA vs Asia W0 - D1 - L1
USA vs Africa W2 - D0 - L2
USA vs N/C America W1 - D0 - L0

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Landon Donovan 12 2002-10
DaMarcus Beasley 11 2002-14
Cobi Jones 11 1994-02
Earnie Stewart 11 1994-02
Clint Dempsey 10 2006-14
Brian McBride 10 1998-06
Claudio Reyna 10 1998-06
Eddie Pope 9 1998-06
Tab Ramos 9 1990-98

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Landon Donovan 5 2002-10
Clint Dempsey 4 2006-14
Bert Patenaude 4 1930
Brian McBride 3 1998-06


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1930 1R Belgium W 3-0 1R Paraguay W 3-0 SF Argentina L 1-6 1934 1R Italy L 1-7 1950 1R Spain L 1-3 1R England W 1-0 1R Chile L 2-5 1990 1R Czechoslovakia L 1-5 1R Italy L 0-1 1R Austria L 1-2 1994 1R Switzerland D 1-1 1R Colombia W 2-1 1R Romania L 0-1 2R Brazil L 0-1 1998 1R Germany L 0-2 1R Iran L 1-2 1R Yugoslavia L 0-1 2002 1R Portugal W 3-2 1R South Korea D 1-1 1R Poland L 1-3 2R Mexico W 2-0 QF Germany L 0-1 2006 1R Czech Republic L 0-3 1R Italy D 1-1 1R Ghana L 1-2 2010 1R England D 1-1 1R Slovenia D 2-2 1R Algeria W 1-0 2R Ghana [aet] L 1-2 2014 1R Ghana W 2-1 1R Portugal D 2-2 1R Germany L 0-1 2R Belgium [aet] L 1-2



 

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