The U.S. men’s national team is busy in 2021, with World Cup qualification, Gold Cup, Nations League, and possibly the Olympics.
Follow along with this tracker for updates and buzz from the team and the players in the USMNT pool, whether it be Christian Pulisic at Chelsea, Weston McKennie at Juventus, Tyler Adams at RB Leipzig, Sergiño Dest at Barcelona, Gio Reyna at Borussia Dortmund, Yunus Musah at Valencia, Chris Richards at Bayern Munich, Josh Sargent at Werder Bremen, or a host of others around the world and in MLS.
Sunday, March 28
U.S. men’s U-23s fail to qualify for Olympics with loss to Honduras
For fourth time in the last five Olympic cycles, the men’s U-23 team (Olympic soccer is a youth competition on the men’s side, so the senior national team is not involved) has failed to qualify for the Games following a 2-1 loss to Honduras. To put that in perspective, the last time the U.S. men did qualify for the Olympics in 2008, the first Iron Man movie was released, Taylor Swift dropped her second album and Michael Bradley still had hair. A lot has happened since then.
The U.S. began this CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament with wins over Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic before losing to Mexico in the final match of the group stage. By finishing second in the group behind Mexico, they still advanced to the semifinals,…