U.S. men's national team

Davies pulls double duty for U.S. national team

July 7, 2009
WASHINGTON -- Two games on different continents in less than a week? That was hardly an ordeal for U.S. national team forward Charlie Davies.

After all, this is an athlete whose soccer-loving father was more than a bit disappointed when his son failed in the first attempt to make a team in a local kids' league in New Hampshire.

The fallout?

"Three hours a day of training as a 6-year-old," Davies said. "That's when I developed my passion for soccer."

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