International Football

Terrence Boyd's painful decision

September 6, 2012
By Jeff Carlisle


When it comes time for a player with dual citizenship to decide which country to represent at international level, the choice is almost always fraught with emotion. Does the player represent the country where he was raised, or does the family's culture hold sway? Is it simply a case of who calls first, or does the player hedge his bets, hoping that his preferred choice eventually comes calling?

For U.S. international forward Terrence Boyd, the emotional challenges weren't ...

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