U.S. men’s soccer doesn’t need a savior. It needs savior by committee. We take the metaphor to within an inch of its life and run down the USMNT depth chart as we go. Later in the episode we talk briefly about Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama at the World Cup.
- 0:30 savior by committee for U.S. men’s soccer
- 4:10 the party elders — including two likely starters in 2022 and a bunch of question marks
- 18:30 the executive committee — the young core for the next cycle
- 25:00 voting members — the key supporting cast and candidates for the executive committee
- 35:45 non-voting members — they’re around, they have a shot to be promoted, but they’re fringe for now
- 41:00 leadership track interns — the most promising teenagers in the pool
- 55:15 Concacaf at the World Cup