Apparently the world held a meeting and decided that life will go on. I don’t support the decision but I will abide it. The United States under-17 men’s national team is at the World Cup (*insert self-deprecating joke about missing the World Cup*) and doing quite well. They’ve won their first two matches and have clinched a spot in the knockout rounds already. They finish off group play today against Colombia who split their opening two matches (win vs. India and a loss against Ghana). A draw or a win will be enough (*insert second joke*) for the USA to top the group.
This team is fun. We all need some fun in our lives right about now. I recommend you watch these talented kids just to remind yourself that U.S. Soccer isn’t a bottomless pit like it feels right now. The talent is out there, but it’s about grouping it together and utilizing it properly. That’s what we as a nation has to get better at.
United States Lineup: TBA
Colombia Lineup: TBA
How to Watch
Kickoff Time: 10:30 a.m. ET, 7:30 a.m. PT
Available TV: FOX Sports 2, NBC Universo
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