VIDEO: USMNT’s newest 100-cap man names the 16 to precede him

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100 caps for your national team — it’s an accomplishment of longevity that can hardly be dwarfed in the game of soccer, no matter where you’re from.

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When you look back through the U.S. national team’s history books, only 16 men have done it in the USMNT’s more than 100 years of existence. Suffice to say, you’re amongst elite company if you join the century club.

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On Sunday, when the USMNT takes on Serbia in its first game of 2017 (FULL PREVIEW), Jozy Altidore will become the latest member of the 100-caps club, provided he makes an appearance in Bruce Arena’s (re-)debut as USMNT head coach. As such, U.S. Soccer put Altidore to the test, to see if he could name the 16 Yanks who preceded him into the 100-club. It was…something of a struggle, but he got very, very close in the end.