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ASN Morning Read: Soccer Above Sea Level

The United States prepares in Denver for Thursday's World Cup qualifier against Trinidad & Tobago, while also looking ahead to Sunday's match against Mexico at the Azteca; A look back at the U-20s' run.
BY Jesse Yomtov Posted
June 06, 2017
4:40 AM
  • Bruce Arena on the challenges that altitude presents: "If you come in for one or two days, you can get through it because your body still hasn't understood it fully. Now our bodies understand it, and we're playing through that a little bit. Hopefully, by Thursday, we will be a little bit more adjusted and more prepared, physically, in Mexico City."

  • How should the team line up against Trinidad & Tobago?

  • A post-mortem for the Americans' U-20 World Cup, which featured the team's second consecutive trip to the quarterfinals.

  • Christian Pulisic was 15 years old for the 2014 World Cup, and he reflects on the whirlwhind three years since: “I was in my cousin’s basement with the whole family. We were decked out in U.S. gear and I was just so excited to watch and I was going crazy. I remember how much it meant to me, being an American. Watching that, I obviously had (ambitions) to play for the national team. And now I am here it still feels amazing.”

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