The 2006 U.S. World Cup soccer team was announced on Tuesday and there will be some Show-Me State flavor on the roster. Jimmy Conrad, Josh Wolff and Eddie Johnson of the Kansas City Wizards made the 23-man team along with former Saint Louis University star Brian McBride. Of the four, only Wolff and McBride played on the 2002 World Cup Squad.
There are a total of 11 players who are currently on Major League Soccer teams and 12 others who play in Europe. The World Cup begins in Germany on June 9, the U.S. will play its first match on June 12 against the Czech Republic.
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