USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann revealed the news in a tweet posted on Thursday morning as his team prepares to meet Ecuador in East Hartford, Connecticut on Friday night (7 pm ET, ESPN, UniMas) before decamping to South Florida to face Honduras on Tuesday at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton.
The 29-year-old US international was forced to miss last week's US friendly win in the Czech Republic after being pulled 38 minutes into his season debut at the club level, a 3-0 Capital One Cup victory over Portsmouth on Aug. 27. Various English reports are suggesting that Cameron will be out for at least two weeks, but the club has yet to issue a return target.
After a full day of swirling rumors, head coach and sporting director Gregg Berhalter confirmed many fans’ fears at Crew training Thursday: US national team midfielder Mix Diskerud will not become a Columbus Crew player this year.
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“Honestly, I just love it there,” he said. “The soccer, the school, just the atmosphere of being at Stanford is amazing. I realize that it's something I'll never be able to get back [if I leave]. I can go back and finish school in 15-20 years -- hopefully, after a long career -- but this time, when you're the same age as everyone, you have great friends, and playing soccer there is just an experience I'll never get back.”
The frustrating thing for Fire fans is that those teams are just as noteworthy for the trophies they almost won. Chicago missed out on the Shield based on goal differential in two straight years ('00 and '01), and lost MLS Cup in 2000 to an heroic performance in goal from KC's Tony Meola. They were two regular-season goals and two MLS Cup goals away from being the only team in league history to do a treble.