SPORTS

Ranking Team USA's All-time World Cup Teams. | SportsonEarth.com : Noah Davis Article

N?rnberg, GERMANY:  The US team pose at the start of the opening round Group E World Cup football match between Ghana and the
N?rnberg, GERMANY: The US team pose at the start of the opening round Group E World Cup football match between Ghana and the United States at Nuremberg's Franken Stadium, 22 June 2006. Pictured are (back row-L to R) US defender Carlos Bocanegra, US defender Oguchi Onyewu, US defender Jimmy Conrad, US forward Brian McBride, US goalkeeper Kasey Keller, US midfielder Clint Dempsey and (bottom row-L to R) US midfielder DaMarcus Beasley, US midfielder Landon Donovan, US midfielder Claudio Reyna, US defender Eddie Lewis and US defender Steve Cherundolo. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Nine times, the United States has gone to the World Cup. Nine times, it has failed to bring home the trophy. (Not that anyone really expected it to, but still.) Below is our ranking -- a little objective, a little subjective -- of the teams from worst to best, with the 2014 squad thrown in for good measure.

Read more on Sports On Earth

CONVERSATIONS