The Benchmark USMNT Is Looking to Surpass in Brazil

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You may not know this, but the U.S. men's national soccer team finished third at the 1930 World Cup—their best performance ever.

But that record isn't considered the true benchmark, due to the lack of countries participating and the antiquated state of the game.

The benchmark many people look to is the U.S. making the quarter-final at the 2002 World Cup.

Can the U.S. meet or surpass that stage in 2014?

Jimmy Conrad, former U.S. international and 2006 World Cup participant, is here to break it down.

Watch the video, and leave your prediction. 

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