Jozy Altidore isn't the world class striker some expected of him, but he has been pretty damn good for the United States. And on Friday against Colombia, he scored from the penalty spot for his 25th international goal to make him the country's fifth all-time leading goalscorer.
Altidore entered the match level for Joe-Max Moore for fifth on the U.S.' goalscoring list, but his goal gave him the spot all on his own. He is now five goals behind Brian McBride for fourth place and realistically could pas Eric Wynalda (34 goals) and Clint Dempsey (39 goals and counting) by the time his career is over. He is just 25 years old, after all. That would put him second on the goalscoring list.
Most impressively, Altidore's 25 goals have come in just 75 caps. A goal every three matches is a good ratio for a player who isn't a superstar and started playing with the national team at a very young age, so he was hardly a finished product early on. He has the fewest caps of the U.S.' top seven scorers.