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Two months later, U.S. soccer players savor World Cup experience
Two months later, U.S. soccer players savor World Cup experience

When Kyle Beckerman was little bigger than a soccer ball he would leave notes for his mother that he would always autograph the same way. "It just said my name in cursive and then 'USA #15,'" Beckerman confessed. This summer Beckerman's grade school fantasy became a reality when the Real Salt Lake midfielder started three World Cup games for the USA, wearing jersey No. 15. "I'm really glad that I was able to participate and check it off the bucket list," Beckerman said of a goal he had been chasing for most of his 32 years. It has been two months since the World Cup ended for Beckerman and the U.S. in an overtime loss to Belgium in the round of...

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