Brek Shea was supposed to be the future of United States soccer after his remarkable 2011 season for FC Dallas*. Graham Zusi has emerged as one of the best players in MLS. But while Shea's career has stagnated -- especially after going to Stoke City - and he hasn't started a World Cup qualifier for the U.S. Zusi has found himself ahead of Landon Donovan on the depth chart and starting for Jurgen Klinsmann's team.
* Not really, but it's important to build this up and he was really good so deal with it.
Just because Zusi's career is going better than Shea's now, and especially internationally, doesn't mean he's more American, though. And honestly, does soccer matter more than America?
In an effort to determine the American-ness of American player, we present to you a brand new contest called "America-off."
Who is more America?
(Photos via Brek Shea and Matt Besler Instagram)
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