USMNT Tickets & 2021 Matches
The US Men's National Team is the most popular team in the USA, so demand for every USMNT match is strong as fans want to see the best soccer players in the country. Each game will have thousands of fans show up to cheer on the team, who are in addition to the thousands of hardcore fans (Sam's Army) who create an atmosphere unlike any other. The US Men's National team plays a variety of matches, including international friendlies against other countries, Gold Cup tournament matches and a variety of qualifying matches. The USMNT biggest matches are those World Cup qualifiers which are how they earn a spot in the World Cup. The US Men's team will play the top teams in CONCACAF to try to earn a berth in the World Cup.
US Men's National Team vs Mexican National Team
One of the biggest rivalries in soccer is that between the US National Team and Mexican National Team. El Tri, as they are known, long dominated the United States team until more recent times when Team USA evened up the series. Now every showdown on the pitch, between these two neighboring countries, becomes a heated battle to show who is the dominate team in North America. The two sides often meet in the Gold Cup, which is held every other year. The winner of the US vs Mexico soccer match may earn valuable points towards qualifying for the World Cup, but more importantly they own bragging rights over their rival.
United States Men's National Soccer Team
The U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team is a collection of the top soccer players from the United States. USMNT, or Team USA, has a history that dates back to 1885, but its first official international soccer match wasn't played until 30 years later when the U.S. defeated Sweden 3-2. USMNT competes in FIFA matches as well as CONCACAF confederation matches. On occasion, the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team receives invitations to tournaments sponsored by other confederations like the CONMEBOL Copa America.
Following the 1994 World Cup, which was held in the United States, things began to change for the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team. The team qualified for five straight World Cups and made it out of the group stage in three of them. During that span, some of the most iconic American soccer players in history emerged, including Landon Donovan, Clint Dempsey, Brian McBride, Jozy Altidore and Tim Howard. The US Men's National team is led today by Christian Pulisic and a handful of talented players.
The popularity of the US Men's National team has continued to grow over the past few decades, even if they have not yet had the level of success that the US Women's National Team as achieved. Sam's Army and a host of other hardcore US soccer fans have made liking Team USA soccer a priority for many sports fans.