U.S. versus Costa Rica

U.S. team digs deep to honor Davies

October 14, 2009
By Luke Cyphers
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Robbie Rogers didn't feel right. When the jerseys were handed out before Wednesday night's World Cup qualifying match against Costa Rica, he drew No. 9.

"We were talking about it on bus about what number I might get, and Benny Feilhaber said, 'You're going to get the number 9,'" Rogers said. "And I said, 'Well, I hope not.'"

For the most of the past year, that number has belonged to Charlie Davies, the exciting, personable striker who injected life into ...

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