Mathis: U.S. needs 'more heart' vs. Brazil

June 20, 2003
LYON, France -- Clint Mathis is more focused, looking less forbidding but in better shape than a year ago.

He created a stir at the 2002 World Cup, shaving his hair into a Mohawk, like Robert De Niro's crazed Travis Bickle in ``Taxi Driver'' or David Beckham in the spring of 2001.

Mathis scored spectacular goal against South Korea in his tournament debut. But he started just two of the five games, and coach Bruce Arena questioned his conditioning, remarks the pair say were ...

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