With the popularity of soccer here in the USA steadily booming, the demand for elite athletes increases, and footy is starting to attract more and more of this country's strongest youth prospects.
But imagine the best athletes in America suiting up for a world-class football team. I have found myself pondering whether or not some of these players could be successful on the pitch.
It isn’t that hard to picture actually, considering the freakish athletes America has in every major sports league. There are plenty of names that even have links to the beautiful game, and at one point or another they spurned opportunities to play footy themselves.
Here is a list of 30 American sports stars who could probably find success on the football pitch.