U.S. holds obligatory open practice in Germany

June 6, 2006
NORDERSTEDT, Germany -- Kasey Keller walked to the edge of the field and signed autographs as people swarmed around.

American soccer players got to meet the German people Tuesday, with the Deutsche volk coming out to Edmund Plambeck Stadion in suburban Hamburg for an open haus -- the only scheduled U.S. public practice at the World Cup.

Shedding their jackets and scarves as the sun finally broke out following a gloomy, gray holiday weekend, fans applauded searing shots ...

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