From Start to Finish: #usmnt Players Who Started World Cup Qualifying and Finished in the World Cup
Qualifying for the World Cup is a two-year process with a lot of twists and turns. And just because a player starts the qualifying process doesn't mean he gets to play in a World Cup. Below is a list of players who did just that from each of the last four cycles. Some have even done it twice!
- 1.2014 World Cup cycle:Altidore, Bradley, Dempsey, Howard, Jones
- 2.2010 World Cup cycle:Beasley, Bradley, Cherundolo, Dempsey, Donovan, Bocanegra, Onyewu
- 3.2006 World Cup cycle:Beasley, Bocanegra, Cherundolo, Donovan, Keller, McBride, Pope, Reyna
- 4.2002 World Cup cycle:Hejduk, Lewis, Pope, Reyna, Sannah, Stewart