U.S. versus Italy

Rossi shows U.S. fans what they're missing

June 15, 2009
By Luke Cyphers
PRETORIA, South Africa -- Bob Bradley could have been forgiven for trying to Americanize something, anything about Giuseppe Rossi on Monday. Even his name.

"It certainly would have been our hope that Jesse would have ... that Giuseppe would have played for the United States," Bradley said after Rossi scored two backbreaking goals to lead Italy to a 3-1 comeback victory over the U.S.. "But he made his decision, and he's a talented young player, and it was an exciting day for him and a ...

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