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U.S. players get last audition for World Cup spot against Ukraine
U.S. players get last audition for World Cup spot against Ukraine

Having just spent his monthlong winter camp working with domestic players, U.S. national team Coach Juergen Klinsmann called up a team of primarily foreign-based players for next week’s friendly against the Ukraine in Cyprus. The game, to be played on the last FIFA match day before preliminary World Cup rosters are due in May, is widely seen as a final audition for several players on the fringes of the U.S. team for Brazil. “You want to give them a chance to show where they are at and what’s going on in their specific situation,” Klinsmann said. “It’s a huge opportunity for all those guys to prove to us that they are eager and hungry to jump on the...

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