United States at the World Cup

The USA were one of the 13 teams in the inaugural World Cup in 1930. The 2014 World Cup was the USA's 10th participation at the World Cup. Previous appearances were in 1930, 1934, 1950, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010. In 2018 the USA team surprisingly missed out on qualifying for the finals.

USA's best performances have been reaching the Semi-final in 1930 (finishing 3rd), and the Quarter-final in 2002. In 2014 they did not make it past the group stage.



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