Chris Wondolowski

Most memorable miss in U.S. Soccer history haunts Chris Wondolowski, but he's using it to teach teammates in World Cup qualifying

Most memorable miss in U.S. Soccer history haunts Chris Wondolowski, but he's using it to teach teammates in World Cup qualifying

There are a number of choices for the title of most memorable goal in U.S. Soccer history. The list starts with Landon Donovan’s shot off a rebound to beat Algeria in 2010, Eric Wynalda’s free kick against Switzerland in 1994 that gave the U.S. its first World Cup point in 44 years, and Paul Caligiuri’s left-footed rainbow that beat Trinidad and Tobago and qualified the Americans for the 1990 World Cup.

But the list of most memorable miss begins and ends with one shot: Chris Wondolowski’s stoppage-time shank on what would have been a game-winning score against Belgium in the 2014 World Cup.

“Putting it behind me is all relative,” Wondolowski said Tuesday. “It will always...

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