Sunday, June 24, 2007

Best Action Photo

This award goes to the picture featured on during the year that made you go, “How’d they get THAT shot?”

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Golden Trophy – June 24 @ Chicago
Carlos Bocanegra gets a hug from Frankie Hejduk as the confetti flies and the U.S. celebrates winning the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Me & My Shadow – July 28 @ San Jose
Lori Chalupny dribbles up the right wing vs. Japan as her shadow stops to grab a swig from the Gatorade bottle.

Love the Pink Jerseys – May 12 @ Frisco
Canadian goalkeeper Erin McLeod pulls down Carli Lloyd in the area for a PK as the U.S. WNT wears pink to promote breast cancer awareness.

Joy & Pain – Sept. 22 @ Tianjin, China
Kristine Lilly celebrates her Women’s World Cup goal as England goalkeeper Rachel Brown bemoans the gaff that handed the U.S. their third goal.

Awe-struck Abby – Sept. 14 @ Chengdu, China
Abby Wambach is as surprised as she is excited after chesting down a long pass from Kristine Lilly and scoring on the half-volley.

7+6 > 20 - July 6 @ Ottawa
Danny Szetela (7) and Michael Bradley (6) sandwich Brazilian Leandro Lima (20) during the USA’s 2-1 win at the Under-20 World Cup.

Super Swede – Aug. 22 @ Goteborg, Sweden
Clint Dempsey tries to get out of the way as Olof Melberg goes over his back during the USA’s Aug. 22 friendly in Sweden.

Not So Fast My Friend – June 24 @ Chicago
The speedy DaMarcus Beasley tries to slow down an exuberant Benny Feilhaber after the MNT rookie’s game-winning blast in the Gold Cup Final.

The Price is Right – June 4 @ The HDC
Landon Donovan celebrates earning $50,000 for the Mooch Myernick Memorial Fund by defeating superfan Drew Carey in FIFA ’07 during a charity fundraiser.

2-0! – Feb. 7, 2007 @ Glendale, Ariz.
Landon Donovan rounds Oswaldo Sanchez to score the second goal as a less-than-full-strength U.S. team tops a full strength Mexico side by the familiar 2-0 margin.

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