As most European leagues gear up for the stretch run of their seasons, American players are playing prominent roles for clubs in relegation dogfights, battles for the title and everything in between.
England is an area of particular focus.
Clint Dempsey is rolling along in his sixth year of breaking his own scoring record at Fulham. Young full-back Eric Lichaj made an impression in his Premier League return for Aston Villa. Tim Ream continues to play consistently for Owen Coyle at Bolton despite his new-boy status.
Beyond Anglo shores, Michael Bradley did his usual yeoman's job in Italy. Most of the large contingent of Jurgen Klinsmann's team playing their club soccer in Germany—Steve Cherundolo, Jermaine Jones, Timothy Chandler, Fabian Johnson—went the distance for their teams.
Here's a review of how USMNT players doing their thing in Europe fared over the weekend.