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United States at the World Cup

The USA men's football team were one of the 13 teams in the inaugural World Cup in 1930. The USA have appeared at he World Cup 1930, 1934, 1950, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2022.

After seven consecutive World Cup appearances, in 2018 the USA team surprisingly missed out on qualifying for the finals, though they qualified again for the 2022 tournament in Qatar. The 2022 World Cup was the USA's 11th participation at the World Cup.

USA's best performances have been reaching the Semi-final in 1930 (finishing 3rd), and the Quarter-final in 2002.

For the 2026 FIFA World Cup, USA will qualify as co-hosts.


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