CHICAGO – As U.S. Soccer’s “BEND THE CURVE. STAY AT HOME.” campaign continues to emphasize to soccer fans across the country what medical experts advise is the most important way to combat the spread of COVID-19, U.S. Soccer has fresh content for fans to connect with while at home.
Content is available at ussoccer.com/bendthecurve.
This week, fans can enjoy the airing of classic senior U.S. national team and Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup matches, an educational webinar from U.S. Soccer’s High Performance Department, test their U.S. Soccer knowledge with new crosswords and trivia quizzes and catch up on new videos, written features and photo galleries focusing on historical highlights and current national team updates.
This week’s schedule:
Tuesday, April 14
The next test of USWNT trivia will send fans to their memory banks to recall those fearsome forwards and midfield magicians who have logged the most goals in USWNT history.
USA-Jamaica (Re-air from Oct. 7, 2001) at 8 p.m. ET.
Join us at 7:30 p.m. for a special, half hour pre-game video chat with former commentator Jack Edwards and former USMNT midfielders Chris Armas, current Red Bulls head coach, and Claudio Reyna, current Austin FC sporting director. The chat and game will both air on ussoccer.com, Facebook and YouTube.
Thursday, April 16
High Performance Webinar: “Growth and Maturation Part 2 – Theory Into Practice and Database Utilization” with U.S. Soccer Director of High Performance James Bunce.
Bunce will provide a live demo of the U.S. Soccer growth and maturation database and more into on the practical applications of the theory at 11 a.m. ET. Space in the webinar is limited and those interested in joining should reserve their spot by registering HERE.
So far fans have busted their brain to remember Countries the USMNT Has Faced in the World Cup, the team’s captains Since 1989, the Members of the USMNT’s 100 Cap Club, and the 50 players capped by current head coach Gregg Berhalter. What comes next is anyone’s guess.
USA-England (Re-air from May 9, 1997) 8 p.m. ET.
Join us at 7:30 p.m. on ussoccer.com, Facebook and YouTube for a special 99ers reunion on a pre-game chat with ESPN Analyst and former USWNT captain Julie Foudy and her former all-star teammates Mia Hamm and Brandi Chastain.
Friday, April 17
U.S. Soccer Crosswords:
Curl up this weekend with the return of U.S. Soccer crosswords! Created by puzzle wizard Ross Trudeau, USMNT and USWNT editions of U.S. Soccer crosswords will be available to fill out online or by downloading and printing the puzzles. A favorite pastime of many USMNT and USWNT players, fans can use this fresh batch of brain teasers to combine their wits and love of the national teams.
Saturday, April 18
Open Cup Classics:
2014 Final between Seattle Sounders FC and the Philadelphia Union at 8 p.m. ET. Watch the match on ussoccer.com, Facebook and YouTube.