|Nickname(s)||The Stars and Stripes |
|Association|| United States|
The United States men's national under-18 soccer team is the national under-18 soccer team of the United States and is controlled by the United States Soccer Federation. The U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team serves as a transition for players between the Under-17 National Team and the Under-20 National Team. In 2018, the Under-18 age group consists of players born on Jan. 1, 2001 or later. Though the team does not compete in a world championship, head coach Omid Namaziand his squad compete in international tournaments and hold several domestic training camps throughout the year.
The United States Soccer Federation (USSF), commonly referred to as U.S. Soccer, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the official governing body of the sport of soccer in the United States. Headquartered in Chicago, the federation is a full member of FIFA and governs American soccer at the international, professional, and amateur levels, including: the men's and women's national teams, Major League Soccer, youth organizations, beach soccer, futsal, Paralympic and deaf national teams. U.S. Soccer sanctions referees and soccer tournaments for most soccer leagues in the United States. The U.S. Soccer Federation also administers and operates the U.S. Open Cup, SheBelieves Cup, and the Tournament of Nations.
The United States men's national soccer team (USMNT) represents the United States of America in men's international soccer competitions. The team is controlled by the United States Soccer Federation and is a member of FIFA and CONCACAF.
The United States women's national soccer team (USWNT) represents the United States in international women's soccer. The team is the most successful in international women's soccer, winning four Women's World Cup titles, four Olympic gold medals, and eight CONCACAF Gold Cups. It medaled in every World Cup and Olympic tournament in women's soccer from 1991 to 2015, before being knocked out in the quarterfinal of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team is governed by United States Soccer Federation and competes in CONCACAF.
The Canadian Soccer Association is the governing body of soccer in Canada. It is a national organization that oversees the Canadian men's and women's national teams for international play, as well as the respective junior sides. Within Canada, it oversees national professional and amateur club championships.
Richard "Richie" Williams is a retired American professional soccer player and coach.
Hugo Ernesto Pérez Granados is a professional footballer and current manager of the El Salvador national team. Born in El Salvador, he represented the United States national team.
The Mexico women's national football team represents Mexico on the international stage. The squad is governed by the Mexican Football Federation and competes within CONCACAF, the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football. It has won gold medals in the Central American and Caribbean Games and a silver medal in the Pan American Games team, as well as one silver and one bronze in the Women's World Cup prior to FIFA's recognition of the women's game. When it placed second in 1971, Mexico hosted the second edition of this unofficial tournament. In addition to its senior team, Mexico fields U-20, U-17, and U-15 squads. The U-17 team reached the final during the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, and the U-15 cohort earned the bronze medal in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.
Cynthia Marie Parlow Cone, née Cynthia Parlow, is an American soccer executive and president of the United States Soccer Federation. A former professional soccer player, she is a two-time Olympic Gold medalist and 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup champion. As head coach in 2013, Parlow Cone led the Portland Thorns FC to clinch the inaugural National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) championship title.
Ian Christopher Bridge is a former member of the Canada men's national soccer team and most recently the head coach of the national women's Under-17 national team.
Omid Hamid Namazi is an American retired soccer defender and current assistant coach of Houston Dynamo in MLS. Namazi played professionally in the American Soccer League, American Professional Soccer League, Major League Soccer, USISL and National Professional Soccer League where he was the 2001 Defender of the Year and he played for United States national futsal team. He is a two-time Coach of the Year in the Major Indoor Soccer League and coached in the Women's United Soccer Association. As assistant coach of Iran, he led the team to qualification to the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2015 AFC Asian Cup.
The 2010 Season was the 98th season of competitive soccer in the United States.
Verónica Raquel Pérez Murillo is a US-born Mexican footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Liga MX Femenil club América. She was a member of the Mexico women's national team. Between 2009 and 2016 she also played in professional leagues in the United States, Europe, and Australia.
Michelle Ann French is an American soccer assistant coach for the United States women's national soccer team. She is a former United States women's national soccer team player and received a silver medal as a member of the 2000 U.S. Olympic Team.
Jillian Anne Ellis is an English-American soccer coach and executive who is currently the president of the San Diego NWSL team. Ellis coached the United States women's national soccer team from 2014 to October 2019 and won two FIFA Women's World Cups in 2015 and 2019, making her the second coach to win consecutive World Cups. She stepped away from being USWNT’s head coach in October 2019 and currently serves as an ambassador for the United States Soccer Federation, with her focus being on working with the federation to help raise the number of women in coaching. She has also served as head coach for various college and United States national youth teams over her career.
Justen Thomas Glad is an American professional soccer player who plays as a defender for Major League Soccer club Real Salt Lake.
Casey Short Krueger is an American soccer player who currently plays as a defender for the Chicago Red Stars in National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). As of May 2020, she has over 30 caps for the United States women's national soccer team. She previously played for Avaldsnes IL in Norway's top-division league, Toppserien, and was named a Top XI player in the league.
Andi Maureen Sullivan is an American soccer player who plays for the Washington Spirit in the National Women's Soccer League and the United States women's national soccer team.
The following were the scheduled events of association football for the year 2018 throughout the world.
The following were the events of association football for the year 2019 throughout the world.
Javier Pérez is a Spanish football coach who is currently the head coach for Toronto FC in Major League Soccer.