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Chris Wondolowski has trouble scoring goals the international level. Chris Wondowlowski doesn’t have that problem.
On Monday, Wondolowski scored a first-half hat-trick for the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team in its 6-1 win over Belize. He filled up the nets while wearing a jersey that had his name misspelled on the back. The U.S. striker’s name was spelled: W-o-n-d-o-w-l-o-i-w-s-k-i.
Onlookers noticed the mistake, and Wondolowski changed into a jersey on which his name was properly spelled at halftime. He didn’t score in the second half, by the way.
Jesse Bignami, the person in charge of producing the U.S. national team’s jerseys, took the blame for sneaking an extra W into Wondolowski’s last name.
@ChrisWondo and I having a good laugh about last night. "I'm sowwwwwy Wondo!" http://t.co/AADRetqN0m— Jesse Bignami (@jessebignami) July 10, 2013
Maybe Bignami should take the credit. Wondolowski’s goals powered the U.S., as it started its 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign on ...
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Admittedly, Wondolowski can be a mouthful to say (a lot people just call him “Wondo”). But, jeez, you only have to spell it one letter at a time, equipment manager guy. Not like the jersey snafu was a bad thing for the Earthquakes striker; he had a hat trick before halftime in the USMNT’s Gold Cup opener vs. Belize. So, maybe the extra “W” should be here to stay. [photo via 30fps]
For the USA/Belize soccer game, Chris Wondolowski’s name was spelled wrong on the back of his jersey. In the first half, his jersey had an extra W on it and said Wondowloswki. It should be noted that despite his name being spelled wrong, he scored three goals in the first half.
To start the second half he came out with a new jersey with the correct spelling of his name...
At length, Chris Wondolowski was all smiles. Gliding through the tunnel underneath JELD-WEN Field here, he beamed in a way he hadn't yet after a U.S. men's national team game.
He'd spent the first half of the USA's 6-1 Gold Cup opening win over Belize on Tuesday in a jersey which had adorned his name with an extra W. As it turned out, it was a W for every goal that...
In his first nine games with the Unites States men’s national team, striker Chris Wondolowski failed to find the back of the net. Now, the San Jose Earthquakes all-time leading score has produced four goals in his last two games.
On Tuesday night, Wondolowski collected a first-half hat trick as the United States smashed Belize 6-1 at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Oregon in the opening...
The San Jose Earthquakes (5-9-6) entertain the Seattle Sounders FC (7-6-3) on Saturday night at Buck Shaw Stadium.
Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., as the Earthquakes will be playing their first home game after an extended stretch on the road. The team did play at Stanford Stadium back on June 29, but hasn’t taken the field at Buck Shaw since May 18 when they played the Colorado...
USA 6-1 Belize
U.S. MNT Head Coach JURGEN KLINSMANN
“First of all, thank you to a fantastic crowd in Portland. It was wonderful to experience, and the players were curious how it would be. It lived up to the expectations. We took it seriously, and the team was focused and wanted to get the goals, and they did. Therefore we are very satisfied.”
On the performance...
Maybe next time they'll spell Chris Wondolowski's name right.
The striker scored a first-half hat trick in a 6-1 victory for the U.S. men's national team over Belize in the opening round of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Tuesday night.
Wondolowski, who plays for Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes, sported an extra ''W'' on the back of his red and...