U.S. youth national teams

The 2003 U-17s: Where are they now?

April 28, 2009
RodriguezBy Justin Rodriguez, Special to ESPNsoccernet
Editor's note: This is Part 3 of a look at the U.S. youth squads that competed in past FIFA U-17 World Cups. Part 1 examined the 1999 team, and Part 2 the 2001 squad.

Oh no. Not again.

That's what Jamie Watson was thinking after the Korean Republic scored on an own goal just 11 minutes into the U.S.'s first game at the 2003 U-17 World Cup in Finland.

Just three months earlier, Korea blanked the American 17's 3-0 at the Busan International Youth Tournament.

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