United States national arena soccer team

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United States
Nickname(s)USNAST
Team USA
The Stars and Stripes
The Yanks
ConfederationConfederación Panamericana de Minifutbol
Head coachPhil Salvagio
Most capsGordy Gurson and Matt Clare
Top scorerGordy Gurson
First international
Mexico 6–4 United States
(Montreal, Canada; 1 July 2008)
Biggest win
United States 10–1 Kazakhstan
(Ontario, California, United States; 23 March 2015)
Biggest defeat
Mexico 11–5 United States
(Monterrey, Mexico; 5 November 2008)

The United States National Arena Soccer Team is the Indoor soccer team that represents the United States at international competitions. It is affiliated with Confederación Panamericana de Minifutbol (CPM) and the World Minifootball Federation (WMF). The first international arena match played by the U.S. National Arena Soccer Team was in July 2008 in Montreal, Canada where Mexico defeated the United States 6–4. The first international arena soccer match in the United States was held in July 2009 at NYTEX Sports Centre in North Richland Hills, Texas.[1] The United States won the inaugural WMF World Cup in 2015 after going undefeated in group play defeating Germany and Romania in the knockout rounds en route to the final and prevailing over Mexico 5–3 in the final.[2] Goalkeeper Danny Waltman was named tournament MVP. The team will also be participating in the 2017 WMF World Cup to be held in Tunisia.[3]

Competitive record[edit]

WMF World Cup[edit]

WMF World Cup record
Year Round GP W D L GS GA
United States United States 2015 Winners 6 6 0 0 45 16
Total 6 6 0 0 45 16

Players[edit]

The following is the squad that participated in a friendly against Mexico on May 28, 2019.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
United States GK Danny Waltman
United States DF Israel Sesay
United States DF Uzi Tayou
United States DF Travis Pittman
United States DF Debray Hollimon
United States MF Jermaine Jones
United States MF Justin Stinson
No. Position Player
United States MF Brian Farber
United States MF Taylor Walter Bond
United States MF Gordy Gurson
United States FW Landon Donovan
United States FW Franck Tayou
United States FW Nick Perera
United States FW Kraig Chiles

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