The United States Men’s national team is primed and ready for this summer’s World Cup in Brazil. During their qualification for the tournament they had an unbelievable run that saw them reach their current spot in the FIFA World Rankings as the number 14 team in the World.
The Americans won 15 out of 16 games over a four-month stretch, their form increased drastically from earlier qualification games and they found themselves in a great position.
At the time, having such a high ranking and winning the qualification group was supposed to mean that the US would get a somewhat favorable draw in the World Cup – not so much.
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