Torres impresses in debut for U.S.

October 11, 2008
By Doug McIntyre
WASHINGTON -- After spending less than a week training with his new teammates, nobody could have blamed Jose Francisco Torres if he didn't look entirely comfortable in his United States national team debut.

But from the moment Torres stepped onto the lush grass at RFK Stadium in the 68th minute of the U.S. national team's comprehensive 6-1 shellacking of Cuba on Saturday night, the 20-year-old Mexican-American midfielder from Longview, Texas appeared to fit right in.

"I think ...

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