Soccer: The Amazing U.S. World Cup Team narrates the greatest upset in soccer history. Young readers will love the competitive action as they learn how the United States team beat the odds in the World Cup tournament. Comprised mainly of amateur, part-time athletes, the U.S. team at first seemed powerless against the professionally trained competing teams. But by playing with courage and perseverance through adversity, this underdog team won the hearts of soccer fans around the world. Action photos, a timeline, and a compelling and informative narrative will inspire students.