United States Men’s National Football lso known as USMNT, Team USA, The Stars and Stripes and The Yanks.
The United States Men’s National Soccer Team, often referred to as the USMNT, represents the United States in international soccer. It is controlled by the United States Soccer Federation and competes in CONCACAF (the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football). The team has appeared in ten FIFA World Cups and hosted the 1994 edition. They achieved their best result when they reached the semi-final at the 1930 World Cup, finishing third; this remains the joint highest finish of any team outside of the UEFA (European) and CONMEBOL (South American) confederations. After qualifying for the 1934 World Cup, and withdrawing in 1938, the next World Cup participation came at the 1950 tournament, causing an upset by defeating England 1–0 in its second group match. After 1950, the U.S. did not qualify for the World Cup again until 1990.
Following the 1990 World Cup, the U.S. qualified automatically as hosts of the 1994 World Cup, eventually losing to Brazil in the round of sixteen. The team has qualified for all five World Cups since, reaching the quarter-finals of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, where it lost to Germany 1–0. In 2009 it finished runner-up at the Confederations Cup, eliminating top-ranked Spain 2–0 in the semi-finals before losing to Brazil 3–2 in the final.
United States Performance in the Copa America Events
United States Men’s Football team is playing in the CONMEBOL Copa America before this tournament on 3 occasion in 1993, 1995 and 2007 Year. USA football Team best performance in Copa America in 1995 on 4th position. USA played on this 1995 copa tournament 6 matches played and from them 2 matches won and 1 match draw and 3 matches loss. So upcoming 45 Edition of Copa America 2016 football tournament will be their 4th appearance.