Oguchi Onyewu leads roster questions 

August, 3, 2010

Next Tuesday's match against Brazil is a friendly, but just as the Yanks are about to announce their roster for the match, it's turning out to be serious business. For several reasons, the match at the Meadowlands comes amid tension few could have foreseen when the game was announced in May.

To read which U.S. players are likely to suit up against Brazil -- and the growing list of key guys who might not show up in the Meadowlands -- plus other notes on Americans' club situations, sign up for ESPN Insider.

Luke Cyphers is a former senior writer for ESPN The Magazine.
Doug McIntyre is a staff writer for ESPN The Magazine. He has covered American and international soccer since 2002.