Did size matter for the
U.S. against Portugal?
Updated: June 5, 2002, 2:26 PM ETBy by Jon Passman, STATS. Inc.
Two of the biggest performers on the pitch in Suwon, South Korea, during the United States' shocking first-round win over Portugal are two very different players, both in size and stature. However, DaMarcus Beasley's and Brian McBride's offensive play was instrumental in America's victory, and the Portugal team, when it could not stop them, could only foul them.