Zavagnin Replaces Mastroeni For US

Pablo Mastroeni has been replaced by Kerry Zavagnin for the US friendly with Brazil, Sunday. Mastroeni has been ill since Colorado’s 1-1 draw with Columbus Sunday. Zavagnin, 33 was used often by Bruce Arena as a holding midfielder during qualifying for World Cup 2006, but was cut from the team before Germany 2006.

4 Responses to Zavagnin Replaces Mastroeni For US

  1. Anonymous says:

    Zavagnin????????? You are joking, correct?

  2. tyduffy says:

    Why call up someone for a friendly who has no shot at playing in 2010? It makes no sense whatsoever.

  3. Anonymous says:

    I agree with both comments. What the hell is the point of brining in a 33 year old who in his prime couldn’t even make the 23 man World Cup squad?

  4. Josiah of Footy Fame says:

    Bradley is slowly but surely proving to be another Arena who is willing to call up any scrub from MLS to get them training and a cap.

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