Contrary to the usual lists about the "best" American athletes playing soccer, this list takes a look at American athletes that we wished played the sport.
For this list, we'll be looking more at players who could pass as soccer players based on their physical traits.
While we definitely aren't saying these guys would suddenly be stars in the game, it would be interesting to see how things would've been had they played and if their skills were to magically translate to soccer.
Funnily enough, Chad Ochocinco is on this list—and while he may be a bit bigger than most, he does have prior experience and had a trial with Sporting Kansas City. One has to wonder how good he could have been if he played the game for a prolonged period.
Now that we've gone over that, let's take a look at the list.