World Cup 2022: Gregg Berhalter has yet to name a captain
JUSA training camp is underway in Qatar and members of the USA team took time out from practice on Thursday to meet the media and discuss their upcoming matches and the status of their squad. direction.
Manager Gregg Berhalter has yet to name a captain, less than a week from the arrival of his team on the ground. The USMNT will open their Group B against Wales on Monday (November 21), followed by matches against England (November 25) and Iran (November 29).
Yedlin: A lot of guys in this group have experience
“Yeah, I mean, obviously this team is a lot younger. You know, no one in this group – obviously other than me – has World Cup experience, but a lot of guys in this group have experience in, you know, huge tournaments around the world, whether it’s Christian (Pulisic) in the Champions League, it’s another massive tournament… so I’m sure it would be fine.”
“I think it’s important to set the tone, I think it’s important that we come out strong but, saying that, you know it’s not the end of everything either. You know, you don’t definitely don’t want guys to feel a crazy pressure happens where if you don’t win you die so it’s definitely important to set that tone but at the end of the day there are still opportunities to get through the group, you know, if the first game is that’s not the result you wanted.”
Adams: So we have no idea who will be the captain.
“So we have no idea who will be the captain at the moment. Obviously, since Gregg (Berhalter) has taken over, it’s a shared responsibility between our ‘Leadership Council’ and we have a group of guys who can wear this. armband. We all lead in different ways. Of course, I’ve worn it sometimes and I feel very comfortable wearing it, but I also have complete confidence in my other teammates that if it’s It’s a decision that’s made, it’s a decision that’s made.”