Top USMNT prospects in MLS

L.A. Galaxy forward Gyasi Zardes, who has yet to earn a U.S. call-up, tallied 16 goals this season. AP Photo/Rick Bowmer

The immense popularity of the 2014 World Cup has made the U.S. national team a hot topic, and the future of a team that has made two consecutive World Cup knockout-round appearances now makes for year-round discussion and debate. Manager Jurgen Klinsmann understands that he must reconfigure the U.S. men's national team to move past the round of 16 at the 2018 World Cup, and is in the process of making decisions that will steer the club through this next World Cup cycle.