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2tone
Ten-Towns
Post #1
Thursday January 10, 2013 1:45am

Joined Jul 2012
Total Posts: 4,106
Man Clint Mathis is another what if player? I was reading a piece about him at USsoccer.com. and all I could see in my mind is Mathis' intensity on the field. I remember reading an article that the Brasilian players were extremely impressed with Mathis when the USMNT played Brasil back in the early 2000's.

I am not really privvy to any details about why MLS turned down a Bayern Munich offer for Cletus, but man I think he could have been a force for Bayern.

Still to this day I rate him as the best pure finisher to ever wear the USMNT jersey. To bad injuries caught up to him. But it's good that he is involved with soccer still. He is helping teach soccer to youngsters in the Galaxy Academy. Which is awesome.

DaBurgh
Pittsburgh Pa
Post #2
Thursday January 10, 2013 2:07am

Joined Jan 2013
Total Posts: 77
I always loved watching Clint Mathis play. I'm not sure why he didn't see more time on the field in WC 2002. His goal vs Korea was beautiful..

blaise213
San Francisco CA
Post #3
Thursday January 10, 2013 2:08am

Joined Sep 2012
Total Posts: 1,097
Cmon Cletus " Herculez Herculez "

The name of the fox NFL robot is name cletus......

Speaking of Brazilian players

Any chance Caio Canedo Correa is eligible for the US NATS ??? Last I heard Lazio was interested in his services

Desi
Philadelphia
Post #4
Thursday January 10, 2013 8:15pm

Joined Aug 2011
Total Posts: 76
One of my favorite moments of the last 10 years of YA history was when clint tapped his watch for Lienen.

Miss me some Clint


A big question for U.S. fans heading into the World Cup is surely on Jozy Altidore and just what is plaguing the young striker at Sunderland.
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