Sister newspaper the San Jose Mercury News checked in with Southern Californian Maurice Edu at the U.S. Men’s National Team camp in the Bay Area.
In other World Cup related news:
- Striker Clint Dempsey is likely to be the pivotal American player in Brazil, not least because it has been a long time since an actual U.S. striker scored an actual World Cup goal.
- Tournament organizers held “stress tests” at still-incomplete World Cup venues Sunday. Guess what? They passed. The real test is next month, however.
- Maybe the best place to watch the action is closer to home at local viewing parties, perhaps at the Port of Los Angeles?