Mapp represents the next wave of U.S. talent

January 22, 2007
By Andrea Canales, ESPNsoccernet
An echo seemed to hang in air that was still charged with electricity after Justin Mapp's audacious dribble run created the winning goal for the U.S. versus Denmark in the first match of the Bob Bradley era.

Jack Edwards' call of "That's why he's here!" after Clint Mathis nailed an improbable World Cup goal in 2002 could have applied equally well to Mapp, in the sense that, like Mathis then, Mapp's combination of creativity and drive that sparked the chance would ...

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