Chris Wondolowski can’t lie. It won’t be easy to forget about his missed chance in Brazil.
“To be honest, I will think about that just because it was such a big moment on a big stage,” said Wondolowski of the shot that he sent over the bar and off target against Belgium in the 92nd minute. “It hurts.”
“But it won’t affect my play. It doesn’t affect my mentality...
“I bet he’s thinking, ‘Just show me one chance. One chance.’ ”
Those were the words of ESPN’s Ian Darke in the 92nd minute, less than 15 seconds before Chris Wondolowski got his chance and sent his point-blank shot over the bar and off target.
In real-time it was the kind of chance that will haunt the striker forever. The kind of chance that he’ll never forget. After...
For basically every stage of the World Cup, most Americans have had the same thought: What is going through Landon Donovan’s mind as he watches?
Luckily, Sportscenter has this covered.
During yesterdays 2-1 defeat to Belgium in the Round of 16, Sportcenter had the cameras fixed on Donovan. His reaction was the same basic reaction that most Americans had yesterday when Chris Wondolowski...
No individual player feels worse than Chris Wondolowski in the wake of Team USA’s heartbreaking loss to Belgium on Tuesday. Wondo had a golden opportunity to score what would have been a game-winning goal in the 92nd minute, but the ball went off the side of his foot. After the game, Wondolowski apologized on Twitter. […]
After the United States had been outplayed throughout much of a scoreless game, Chris Wondolowski had a golden opportunity to give the USMNT a huge win over Belgium in the final seconds of stoppage time on Tuesday. Just look at the layup in the GIF above.
Jurgen Klinsmann pretty much summed up the reaction of every American.
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Chris Wondolowski’s send-off didn’t exactly go to plan.
The San Jose Earthquakes striker was a surprise starter during Tuesday night’s game against Azerbaijan at Candlestick Park after Clint Dempsey was scratched for precautionary reasons just minutes before kickoff.
In the opening half, Wondolowksi had two opportunities to find the back of the net but failed to score on a...
Chris Wondolowski vs. FC Dallas
Chris Wondolowski is the San Jose Quakes top scorer and has the most goals of any player in the MLS since 2009. In recent years Wondo has been called up to the United States national team. He mainly plays an attacking, poaching role. He seems to always be in the right spot at the right time.
For the United States national team, Wondolowski has nine...
Chris Wondolowski just won’t stop scoring goals.
In the San Jose Earthquakes’ 3-2 defeat to the Vancouver White Caps on May 2, the striker found that back of the net on two occasions. The onslaught marks the 14th time that Wondolowski has turned in a multi-goal game during his career. However, head coach Mark Watson was surprised the striker didn’t get another one.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Chris
Wondolowski scored on a header in the 51st minute to help the San Jose
Earthquakes tie the Columbus Crew 1-1 on Sunday.
Wondolowski has three goals this season for San Jose (0-2-2).
Federico Higuain scored his fourth goal
of the season with left-footed strike in the 44th minute for Columbus
(3-1-1). The Crew are unbeaten in three road...
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]