Bringing Pride Back To The Team – FIFA World Cup Veteran Brian McBride
To help steer the ship, Brian McBride joins the organization he used to play for. With the experience that can make a difference, this World Cup veteran can strengthen U.S. Soccer.
U.S. Soccer has brought on three-time FIFA World Cup veteran, U.S. Soccer Hall of Famer Brian McBride as the new General Manager of the U.S. Men’s National Team.
Working directly with U.S. Soccer Sporting Director Earnie Stewart, McBride starts immediately. McBride’s career accomplishments include 95 caps and scoring 30 goals during his 14-year international career on the U.S. Men’s National Team — the team he will now manage.
THREE-TIME U.S. WORLD CUP VETERAN WITH 17-YEAR PROFESSIONAL CAREER BEGIN NOW
“We are thrilled to have Brian McBride assume the role as General Manager of the U.S. Men’s National Team,” Stewart is quoted as saying in U.S. Soccer’s announcement. “Through his impressive career as a three-time World Cup veteran and at clubs in England, Germany and the United States, he has earned the respect of his peers around the world. The hard-earned reputation will allow him to forge important relationships both internationally and here at home, and his understanding of the game and what it takes to succeed at the highest levels will be invaluable to our player pool and our staff.”
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Working with Stewart and head coach Greg Berhalter, the former pro’s job will be to literally manage the team and “guide the culture within the Men’s National Team environment” … no small job as the USA’s presence on the men’s soccer global stage is constantly under the harsh scrutiny of an endless array of critics.
“I am incredibly honored to once again represent the National Team and the U.S. Soccer Federation,” McBride said.
“It’s critically important for everyone to understand the privilege and pride that goes with wearing the jersey …”Brian McBride, General Manager of the U.S. Men’s National Team.
Perhaps pride is a keyword that has been overlooked in recent years.
For more details, please read U.S. Soccer’s announcement