Despite making just 12 appearances for the USMT, Chris Wondolowski has made a convincing case to be a part of next year’s World Cup squad. The San Jose Earthquakes forward is one of a number of fringe players looking to force his way into Jurgan Klinsmann’s plans for next year’s tournament in Brazil.
The striker followed up his impressive hat-trick against Belize in their opening Gold Cup clash with two more goals in the USA’s 4-1 victory against Cuba, coming off the bench and adding another brace to help his side continue their perfect start to the tournament.
With the striker now beginning to match his consistent MLS form (66 regular season goals since the start of 2010) on the international stage, Wondolowski believes he is ready to become a regular scorer for the USMT.
“I think I’m very confident in my play and I think just even getting the goals is so huge. I’m feeling more confident in my passing and in my touch and things like that where it’s really helping me, and it’s reall...