Which United States national team player has swapped kits with Zlatan, James, and Falcao in the past year? Eight by Eight’s Andrew Helms sat down with Alejandro Bedoya in Boston last week and talked about his impressive European career, the future of the U.S. team, and how to lead over 38,000 Frenchmen in song. Does he have your attention now?
In an exclusive interview from the Eight by Eight World Cup special issue, Clint Dempsey talks about his marquee return to Major League Soccer, and why high level youth development in the United States needs to be accessible to all children, not just the ones who can pay for it.
Before his surprise inclusion in Jürgen Klinsmann”s 23-man World Cup squad, the Seattle Sounders and United States defender spoke with Eight by Eight“s Miles Kohrman about what it means to be part of a new generation of American footballers.