Thursday, June 16, 2011

Raphael Honigstein in Germany

Fortunes tend to change very quickly in soccer. But Timothy Chandler's rise from semiprofessional to U.S. international has happened at a barely credible pace, even by the sport's manic standards. After an impressive debut for the U.S. against Argentina in March, Chandler was expected to be active for the U.S. in the CONCACAF Gold Cup this summer. However, after club team Nürnberg objected (on the grounds of player fatigue), U.S. coach Bob Bradley opted not to call up Chandler to its roster.

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