‘THE U.S. MEN’S TEAM IS FEARLESS’
RISING STAR YUNUS MUSAH IS EAGER TO SHOW THE WORLD WHAT THE YOUNG U.S. TEAM IS MADE OF—THEN TOP IT IN 2026
The first World Cup I can remember was the 2010 tournament in South Africa. I was 7 years old, and I remember seeing some amazing goals and that the atmosphere was wild. That’s when I first realized the World Cup was a big deal.
As I got older it started becoming bigger and bigger for me; I could actually watch the matches and remember them. One that stands out was in the World Cup 2018 when Cristiano Ronaldo scored a free kick against Spain to draw their group stage game. He hadn’t scored from a free kick for Portugal in a long time, but in that big moment, he did.
Playing for the U.S. Team
In 2020, I was deciding whether to play for the U.S. national team or England, where I lived from the age of 9 on. I chose the U.S. because I was born there, and it’s a great country to be part of. At the time, when U.S.