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Representing the red, white and blue: U.S. World Cup team player capsules

Published: Wednesday, June 11 2014 4:27 p.m. MDT

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Born: Nov. 10, 1990. ... Hometown: Mobile, Alabama. ... 2 goals in 8 international appearances. ... Born in Alabama to Icelandic parents and moved to Iceland when he was 3. ... Attended the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, in 2007-08. ... Appeared in eight qualifiers for Iceland for the 2012 European Under-21 Championship, then asked FIFA for a change in affiliation last summer. ... Made U.S. debut in August and scored second-half, stoppage-time goal for 3-2 win at Panama in World Cup qualifier last October, then scored against Azerbaijan in May 2014. ... Played for Fjolnir in Iceland from 2008-10, Aarhus in Denmark (2010-13) and AZ Alkmaar in the Netherlands (2013-present), scoring 26 goals this season.
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