It was the fall of 2013 and the ire was as succinct as it was poignant: “I don’t like that and he will not do that again.” Despite a 2-0 win in the Champions League, one of Arsene Wenger’s charges had broken a longstanding tradition and the Gunners boss was not happy.
In the history of the FIFA World Cup, 24 different nations have achieved a top four finish. Can you name all of them? TIME'S UP.
It’s difficult, especially when factoring in sides like the United States (3rd place in 1930) and South Korea (4th in 2002). Another country that could certainly slip your memory in this category is Bulgaria.
Long before that fateful day at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva, Trinidad, there was a glaring weakness in the USMNT that had been identified by Jurgen Klinsmann but had no real fix: essentially, an entire generation of players who should’ve been entering the prime of their careers had gone missing.