A year ago at this time the U.S. Open Cup was it for D.C. United.
The United States begin their World Cup quest against a familiar foe in Ghana.
If you are a veteran viewer of U.S. national team games, Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard usually can be found yelling at his teammates. But it's not as bad as it looks.
The United States is set to play Ghana Monday night to open its World Cup campaign and it should fit right in.