Four key players on the Honduras World Cup team play their club ball in Major League Soccer. One of them, midfielder Oscar Boniek Garcia, tells his story: Named after Poland's 1982 World Cup star, Zbigniew Boniek, raised in humble surroundings, and eventually finding a second home with Houston Dynamo. Boniek is steps away from achieving a lifelong goal -- helping to earn the first World Cup victory in his nation's history.
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Can the Dynamo stop their skid against rival Sporting KC? Eddie Robinson breaks down Friday's match in "This Week".
Dynamo defenders have had their share of goal line saves and with that comes some national recognition, such as Corey Ashe being nominated for MLS Save of the Week after his hustle play to knock Kamani Hill's open shot off the line. Ashe's save is up against a couple of other defenders a a couple of keepers, your vote decides who comes home with the award. CLICK HERE TO VOTE FOR ASHE
Eddie and Sebastian chat about Sunday's loss at Colorado, Brad Davis and the U.S. National Team's Brazil tune up, Sporting KC's visit to Houston on Friday and David Villa's signing for NYC FC.
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Dash defenders Whitney Engen and Meghan Klingenberg have been called up to the U.S. Women's National Team for upcoming friendlies vs. France. The games take place on June 14 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, and June 19 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut. Both games kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on ussoccer.com.
U.S. Women’s National Team Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Nicole Barnhart (FC Kansas City), Ashlyn Harris (Washington Spirit), Hope Solo (Seattle Reign FC)
DEFENDERS (7): Stephanie Cox (Seattle Reign FC), Crystal Dunn (Washington Spirit), Whitney Engen (Houston Dash), Meghan Klingenberg (Houston Dash), Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), Christie Rampone (Sky Blue FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City)
MIDFIELDERS (9): Shannon Boxx (Chicago Red Stars), Morgan Brian (Virginia), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC), Lauren Holiday (FC Kansas City), Julie Johnston (Chicago Red Stars), Carli Lloyd (WNY Flash), Allie Long (Portland Thorns FC), Kristie Mewis (Boston Breakers), Heather O’Reilly (Boston Breakers)
FORWARDS (7): Sarah Hagen (FC Kansas City), Sydney Leroux (Seattle Reign FC), Alex Morgan (Portland Thorns FC), Kelley O’Hara (Sky Blue FC), Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars), Amy Rodriguez (FC Kansas City), Abby Wambach (WNY Flash)
MLSsoccer.com's Andrew Wiebe was on location at the USMNT training session ahead of their World Cup tune-up match against Turkey on Sunday at Red Bull Arena.