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U.S. Soccer star Sacha Kljestan talks about his experience playing in this summer's Confederations Cup and previews what to expect heading into the World Cup.
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Overwrought already Ferrari were please be joined by one of the members of the US men's national soccer team in the starter for. Major League soccer's she miss USA shot -- clash fifth. Is well that's and Sasha last month you've got some playing time during the US national team surprising run at the confederations cup in South Africa. What was that like playing overseas for your country. I was pretty cool I think had an opportunity it was surprising for you guys but not for us you know I think we always had the confidence that. We can make Iran and that certainly can make it a little bit noises in world football -- Playing for my country you know in in South Africa in the World -- going to be there next year -- you know truly amazing experience and you know obviously didn't go our way in the final but I think most of out of our accomplishment. With these stadium construction workers in South Africa going on strike this past week there's some concern that the country might not be ready to host the World Cup. You were just down there you think they can get things together in time. And to be honest I was down there and you know everybody that had anything to do with the organization whether it was in the hotels in the stadium and the workers and you're I think they. We're all you know world class every one of the nice to us you know to hit the pitches were not the stadiums when -- -- I think they have what it take to get it done I think the World Cup will be fine first time in Africa. Here in the states were nearing the midpoint of the MLS season and your team -- is USA is currently four points out of first place in the west. You guys got off to a hot start which you kind of cool off hot you feel about the team's position right now. I've been okay you know I think you know it was very good for us moving forward in the first this is getting a lot of points and you know being in first place so long time obviously lately it hasn't been -- I think moving forward. Record pregnancy and very importantly getting hot streak heading into the playoffs so pretty excited about our chance that a championship. Of course the big MLS news that the return of Beckham to Los Angeles what are your impressions of Beckham's overall effect Donnelly. He's been good and I you know he's he's the guy that obviously a world superstar in. He's. In get effectively I think you make a lot of money but he also you know maybe -- staying -- the -- that he brings and stuff like that -- I think he's doing fine. Speaking of big names I know you're in Canada right now showcasing the upcoming games were EA sports. What's it like being up there -- Dwight Howard another big time athletes. I say the -- really that funny guy and you know I mean he's got to get our. I've watched implanted some of the Olympics thing with Venus and you know I've been watching me -- play for Boston thought I don't know all the people are I was pretty well they -- at a little. We had a little game I don't feel -- soccer and tennis. And you know about -- hockey -- pretty -- to -- numbers weren't as well. Yeah of course are showcasing feed us soccer can how the game look. Looks good man I had played earlier critical layup that they custom set pieces or you can. You know make your own free kicks and designed them early in the -- so before you play and obviously come on you can use the customs -- pieces than. Pretty cool other than not it's really lifelike and I everybody you know looks like I'm looking relaxed and move like they are realized that's pretty cool. I gotcha thanks so much for being -- and good luck with your busy summer shocker schedule don't forget. Foxsports.com is your source for update news scores and analysis not -- Sparage. -- --