TEAM BUILDING WITH THE U.S. MNT
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One of the key pillars for the U.S. Men's National Team in 2019 January Camp is team building. Check out the video below to learn about how MNT players are bonding over crossword puzzles, a team barbecue and FIFA while continuing to train and learn a new style of play under head coach Gregg Berhalter.
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When this MNT behind the scenes video was posted, U.S. Soccer Chief Communications Officer Neil Buethe shared it with the team’s crossword source - USA Today . The fun activity gained some attention after the publication and ESPN featured the story. Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist Jane Pauley caught the feature and shared it with her son, Ross Trudeau. Ross is a huge soccer fan… and also happens to be a New York Times crossword puzzle creator. He was inspired to design a soccer-themed puzzle and send it to the team as a challenge. The guys have completed it - now it's your turn!