Posts tagged top stories of 2012
We conclude our look at your picks for the top stories of 2012 in American soccer with the countdown of the top three.
If you missed the previous four, the countdown looks like this so far:
- #7: USMNT Beats Italy in Italy
- #6: Sporting KC Breaks Seattle’s US Open Cup Streak
- #5: Eddie Johnson’s Comeback Season
- #4: Chris Wondolowski’s Record Season
Time to conclude with the top three:
#3: The US Women’s National Team Repeats Olympic Gold
It was a threepeat for the women of the USA at the London 2012 Olympics, and in the five times a women’s soccer tournament has been played at the Olympics, America has won four gold and one silver.
One of the questions we asked you in our end of the year polling was what were the Top Stories of 2012 in soccer. We begin the countdown with your first four nominations.
#7: The US Men’s National Team Beats Italy in Italy
Your model for why American soccer is awesome, Clint Dempsey, becomes only the fourth player to score against Italy for a 1-0 first-time victory over Italy.