Did the USA soccer men’s national team qualifies for 2018 World Cup?

With a shocking defeat to Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday night, the USMNT has been eliminated from the 2018 World Cup for the first time since 1986.

Some of the United States players made their way over to the bench, begging for information that then broke their hearts. Others quizzed a nearby television crew for updates, praying for a miracle.

None came.

At the end of a bizarre and ultimately catastrophic night for American soccer, that is what it came down to, seeking salvation in news from Panama City and San Pedro Sula, after the national team was unable to save itself.

It wasn’t just a soulless 2-1 defeat to already eliminated Trinidad and Tobago, loser of eight of its previous nine games, that means the USA will not be at a World Cup for the first time since 1986. It is a whole bunch of reasons stretching back a couple of years, and no one involved is blameless. Read more at USA TODAY.

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