Arsene Wenger spoke US Men National Team chances on winning 2026 World Cup. The country is steadfastly growing into a powerhouse of wonderkids
Traditionally not revered or widely regarded as a country capable of making an impact in the international world of football, USA has seen that notion change in the last couple of years.
Although the country still has a colossal distance to go before it can be seriously regarded as a daunting opponent, the direction the team has taken is the correct one. The advent of MLS in the country paired with improving facilities and increased importance to the sport has seen some sensational players arise in the country.
More importantly, these wonderkids have been able to impart a lasting and telling influence on the global stage. The likes of Pulisic, Weston McKenzie and Matthew Hoppe has all excelled in some of the most renowned clubs in the world to allude towards the calibre and talent of players emanating from USA.
Wenger Lauds Football Structure In USA
And old Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger believes we are only going to see better things from USA when it comes to football. Speaking about football in the country, Wenger reposed faith in the country’s team and touted them for glory come the 2026 edition of the World Cup.
USA who’ll be vying for qualification for the event have the capability to go on and be amongst one of the finest performers in the tournament slated for seven years ahead according to the Frenchman.
“They already have, amongst the younger players, a good dozen who play in big clubs,” said Wenger. Indeed, the rise of Pulisic and McKennie has been impressive, to say the least,” Wenger said on the USMNT team.
“In the United States, it took a lot of time for football to come to the fore. Today, it is. Some sports are losing ground amongst young people, like baseball, others have been the victim of health dangers, like American Football.”
“The women, who are World Champions already several times over, have contributed a lot to its development.” Indeed, the USWNT are statistically the most successful team in the world, having clinched the Women’s World Cup on four occasions.”