The Most Athletic Soccer Players In America


The Most Athletic Soccer Players In America

A good athlete is the one who can sustain his speed, agility, and strength simultaneously. They have to aim at shooting, scoring, blocking a shot, and accomplishing dunks.  Several professional-level soccer players are also an exceptional athlete. Here is a list of some of the world’s highly recognized soccer athletes in America.

No. 1. Soccer Player: Landon Donovan

Landon Donovan remained as part of the men’s national soccer team for fifteen years. He has made 157 appearances and. He has won the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award. He is also the four times winner of the Gold Cup. He was seen playing for three different World Cups.

The Most Athletic Soccer Players In America
The Most Athletic Soccer Players In America

His overall MLS silverware statistics are impressive. He has won six MLS Cups in 2001, 2003, 2005, 2011, 2012, and 2014. The winning stroke does not end here. He also won the 2005 U.S. Open Cup, 2009 MLS MVP. Landon made his team won in two Supporters’ Shields in 2010, and 2011. Furthermore, he has won 2001 and 2014 MLS Cup MVPs, the 2008 MLS Golden Boot.

No. 2 Soccer Player: Clint Dempsey

Clint Dempsey has made the maximum number of international goals in US history. From 2007 to 2012, he has scored a total of fifty goals in 184 appearances. He became the first American to have scored in three different types of World Cups. Clint also helped his country to grab two Gold Cup victories in 2005, and 2007. He has won a U.S. Open Cup 2014, a Supporters’ Shield 2014, and an MLS Cup 2016.

No. 3 Demarcus Beasley

DeMarcus Beasley has made a wonderful soccer career. In his tenure, he has played for teams in Major League Soccer in the Netherlands, Germany, England, Scotland, and Mexico. He has also received several silverware over the years. These include two U.S. Open Cups and two Eredivisie titles. He also won two Scottish Premier League titles, and one a Supporter’s Shield.

No. 4 Alexi Lalas

Alexi is famously recognizable for playing two seasons for Padova. Later, in 1996, he joined MLS in the inaugural season. Alexi has played for four Major League Soccer sides and concluded in a few silverware. Some of his best performances include 2001 The U.S. Open Cup, and the Supporter’s Shield. He has racked up 96 caps and won the 2002 MLS Cup. He got chosen as the 1995 U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year. Presently, he works as an analyst for Major League Soccer broadcasts on FOX Sports.

No. 5 Omar Gonzalez

Omar Gonzales is another “Star” player on the American soccer team. He plays as a defender and the pure center back. Before playing in the MLS, he used to play for Dallas, Texas. In 2009, he was recruited by the Los Angeles Galaxy. At a young age, he played alongside David Beckham, Landon Donovan, Robbie Keane, and Gonzalez. With his remarkable defense, he helped his team won three MLS Cups in 2011, 2012, and 2014.

The Most Athletic Soccer Players In America
The Most Athletic Soccer Players In America

Conclusion

There is no dearth of legendary athletes in America. All of these soccer athletes are worthy of huge applaud and appreciation. These highly skilled professionals display incredible attributes that earn them international recognition.

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