The ASN Questionnaire

Sixteen essential questions designed to help you get to know the people behind the players.

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Tommy Thompson

The 19-year-old California native is the third-youngest player on the latest ASN 100, and you'll never guess what his career backup plan is.

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Benny Feilhaber

The Brazil native has amassed 41 caps since 2007, is now a vital cog in the Sporting KC midfield, and—who knew?—is tight with Sacha Kljestan.

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Michael Parkhurst

The veteran defender reflects on his impressive career, including the toughest opponents he has faced and his greatest soccer achievements.

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Lee Nguyen

The well-travelled Texan, who signed with PSV Eindhoven at 19, shares some wisdom—and a fascinating alternative career revelation.

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Greg Garza

The longtime U.S. youth player looks back at where he's been and forward to where he's going.

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Joe Corona

The creative midfielder dishes on his teammates at Tijuana and his surprise best friend in the game.

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Kyle Beckerman

The two-way midfielder stars for Real Salt Lake and is carving out a niche on the U.S. national team.

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Matt Besler

The 2012 MLS Defender of the Year opens up about constantly improving and composure.

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Graham Zusi

Sporting KC's creative midfielder talks his first U.S. appearance and playing Manchester United.

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Nick Rimando

Real Salt Lake's goalkeeper doesn't let anything get in his way, on or off the field.

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Jozy Altidore

The Sunderland striker discusses what it will take to elevate his game with the U.S. national team.

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Geoff Cameron

The versatile defender-midfielder honed his game in Houston before jumping to Stoke. His star is rising.

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Brad Davis

Brad Davis describes his unusual and slightly frightening first experience with the game of soccer and his growth as a professional player.

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Chris Wondolowski

San Jose's high-scoring forward never stops running. His effort brought him to the national team.

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Chad Marshall

The Columbus captain reflects on his career

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Danny Williams

The German-American midfielder used to fall asleep on his way to training when playing on his first youth team. Safe to say he doesn't do that with Reading.

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Tony Beltran

The Real Salt Lake defender on his admiration for Beckham and the value of hard work.

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Luis Gil

RSL's young playmaker is a wizard with the ball at his feet. He's learning to turn that vision into production.

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Maurice Edu

The newest member of the Philadelphia Union talks playing against Pirlo and disallowed World Cup goals.

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Clint Irwin

The 24-year-old North Carolina native had a breakthrough year in 2013, taking the Colorado Rapids starting goalkeeper role and claiming it as his own.

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Dillon Powers

The 2013 MLS Rookie of the Year talks about his earliest memories of soccer, the toughest opponents he has faced, and an inspirational quote from Tab Ramos.

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Juan Agudelo

The youngest player ever to score for the U.S. national team wants to improve on that early success.

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Ricardo Clark

The veteran midfielder, now back with the Dynamo, talks about what he's learned from the game.

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Bill Hamid

The potential future No. 1 netminder dishes on his hero and wearing the Stars and Stripes.

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Amobi Okugo

When the Philadelphia Union defender first played soccer at age three, he didn't take to it. But thanks to his dad he stuck with it.

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Benji Joya

Benji Joya has accomplished all the goals he has set for himself. So, what's next?

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Daniel Cuevas

It's not often that a professional, especially a young one, credits a peer with helping them develop the most as a player. But that's just how important Benji Joya has been to Daniel Cuevas.

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Jack McBean

The Los Angeles Galaxy striker, the team's youngest signing ever, reveres his Galaxy teammates and refers to Wayne Rooney as an "oldie."

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Jose Villarreal

The Los Angeles Galaxy attacker shows a maturity belying his 19 years.

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Jack McInerney

For the 20-year-old forward, golddigging in Alaska will have to wait.

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Andrew Farrell

The rookie defender describes assimilating to the pro game and New England.

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Eddie Gaven

The longtime Crew player, who has been in MLS forever, credits his dad for teaching him the game.

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Will Bruin

The Houston Dynamo striker discusses his big ambition, perseverance, Didier Drogba, and the toughest opponents he has lined up against.

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Andy Gruenebaum

The Crew's last line of defense might have a man crush on Eddie Gaven.

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Terrence Boyd

The striker's enthusiasm for the U.S. national team is matched only by his potential.

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Justin Morrow

The Earthquakes defender from the Rust Belt elaborates about the value of hard work

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Sheanon Williams

The promising Philadelphia Union defender talks about the mental aspect of the game.

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Nat Borchers

The Real Salt Lake veteran wants to win a Supporter's Shield before he retires. He opens up about that and more.

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Jeff Larentowicz

The new Chicago acquisition credits his thirst for knowledge of all things soccer for his success in the game.

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George John

The FC Dallas defender was inspired by Patrick Vieira and mesmerized by Kyle Martino. Here's a closer look at the person behind the player.

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Sean Johnson

The netminder explains the importance of keeping on-the-field and off-the-field issues separate.

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Chris Rolfe

The Chicago Fire frontman opens up about his fleeting time with the U.S. men's national team and how he wants to be remembered by his peers.

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Austin Berry

Last year's MLS Rookie of the Year talks about the importance of his time at Louisville.

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Andrew Wenger

Andrew Wenger is a man of few words.

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Michael Farfan

The Philly attacker wants to improve his decisiveness in the final third.

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Brek Shea

The strong, speedy winger can't wait to score his first goal for the American team. It's coming.

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Danny Cruz

The Philadelphia Union winger started playing soccer in high school as a way to stay in shape, but that hasn't prevented him from developing a solid MLS career.

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Bobby Convey

Kansas City's well-traveled player on worshipping Ronaldo and working with Habitat for Humanity.

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Nick DeLeon

D.C. United's emerging star on taking the field with Zlatan and putting all his eggs in one basket.

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Chris Pontius

D.C. United's MLS Best XI winger opens up about hard work and moving from the West Coast.

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Teal Bunbury

Sporting Kansas City's strong striker talks growing up with a talented father, friendship, and faith.

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Conor O'Brien

The Mount Sinai, New York native dishes on his life at SønderjyskE and his USMNT dreams.

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Omar Salgado

19-year old Vancouver Whitecaps forward Omar Salgado talks about Lionel Messi and finishing last.

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Alan Gordon

The friendly forward talks about the reasons for his surprising rise.

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Dan Kennedy

A great shot-stopper who has yet to feature for the U.S. national team, Kennedy focuses on hard work and humility.

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Kelyn Rowe

The young Revolution attacker on idolizing Brian McBride and learning from Benny Feilhaber.

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Edgar Castillo

The speedy left back goes into detail about disappointment in Mexico and his first U.S. cap.

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Sam Cronin

The hard-working San Jose midfielder dishes on what makes him great.

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Perry Kitchen

The consummate captain talks about the importance of a good attitude and trying to improve.

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Steven Lenhart

San Jose's high-scoring, outspoken striker talks NBA heroes and coaching at age five.

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Edson Buddle

The forward is strong, physical, and fast, but can he make an impact on the international level?

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Jay DeMerit

The Green Bay native felt chills the first time he represented the U.S. Here is a closer look at the defender.

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C.J. Sapong

An agile finisher, the 2011 Rookie of the Year hopes to break into the full national team.

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Heath Pearce

The New York Red Bulls defender is trying to fight his way back on to the Stars and Stripes.

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Kenny Cooper

The tall Texan moves well off the ball and fills up the goal sheet for the New York Red Bulls.

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