The United States will play Ecuador, Senegal and Saudi Arabia in the first round of the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea.
Brazil under-20's limited attack proved fatal to their hopes of playing in May's World Cup.
In a crucial year for the United States men's national team, qualifying for the 2018 World Cup headlines ESPN FC's list of 17 goals for the USMNT.
Doug McIntyre explores the next steps for 15 young United States players, including Gedion Zelalem, DeAndre Yedlin and Ventura Alvarado.
Nick Dorrington of the Scout's Notebook profiles midfielder Adama Traore, Lille's promising youngster who starred for Mali at the under-20 World Cup.
Sasa Ibrulj takes a look at Veljko Paunovic, who not only guided Serbia to under-20 World Cup glory, but has restored faith in the country's football.