DaMarcus Beasley on Monday announced his retirement from the U.S. national team after a 14-year career.
The 32-year-old made his national team debut in 2001 at age 18 and earned 121 caps, scoring 17 goals. He is the only U.S. player to participate in four World Cups (2002, 2006, 2010, 2014), and he started all four matches at left back this summer in Brazil.
Beasley posted the news on his Instagram account with this message:
"Where do I start? Honestly I never thought this day would come,...
Former Burnley and Bolton manager Owen Coyle bristled at inferences that the stateside league was career suicide and said that he turned down "six, seven jobs" before settling on the head coaching job at Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo, according to a report.
"That's not a concern of mine because when all's said and done I couldn't care less what that visibility is or isn't," the 48-year-old, whose hiring was announced earlier this week, told The Guardian.
"Because the bottom line is I'm here...