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FIFA World Cup: Did Haji Wright DESERVE to make USMNT's World Cup squad?

  • Published on Nov 8, 2022 veröffentlicht
  • Alexi Lalas, David Mosse, and Stu Holden debate whether Haji Wright deserved to make Gregg Berhalter's USMNT World Cup squad over players such as Jordan Pefok.
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Comments • 67

  • FOX Soccer
    FOX Soccer  4 months ago +1

    Does Haji Wright deserves a spot on the World Cup squad?

    • Abdoul Massah
      Abdoul Massah 4 months ago +2

      Nope he’s 🗑

    • Noche Patada
      Noche Patada 4 months ago

      Watching kids who play in Europe who I never see play and will likely never see play live is not that exciting for me.
      I rather watch a bunch of MLS players tie Wales

    • Ricardo Romero
      Ricardo Romero 4 months ago +2

      Over Ferreira yes

    • Osman Samet Kapsız
      Osman Samet Kapsız 4 months ago +1

      of course

  • John Collazos
    John Collazos 4 months ago +7

    As Haji's first soccer coach, I'm a little upset with these comments. I've seen Alexi make mistakes as center back. He's not in a position to critique a forward. US has had terrible strikers. Lets wait to see how it works out. Todays opener is a clear understanding of experience vs skills. Haji might surprise us all. Respect....

  • Edwin Marquez
    Edwin Marquez 4 months ago +16

    Haji is our wild card. He plays in a tough league and might be valuable against Iran. Maybe he always was in the back of the coach's mind and he was testing the other players.

    • downnice
      downnice 3 months ago

      Turkish Super Lig is not that good anymore
      Galatasaray and Fenerbache have fell off

    • D B
      D B 4 months ago

      Update - he was useless vs Iran haha

    • ryne davis
      ryne davis 4 months ago +1

      Exact take I had. His still set and athletic ability will give an Iran team whose traits are to play physical, tough soccer

  • Gabe Moon
    Gabe Moon 4 months ago +21

    All this over Haji Wright!? Yet Jordan Morris got in…

    • RH
      RH 4 months ago

      And Vasquez a killer in the short area gets left out for both of them lol who's selecting these players? 6'2 fast, physical, strong, durable. My oh my

  • Jeff Jones
    Jeff Jones 4 months ago +3

    I wish Haji was incorporated into the group earlier, he's great no big weaknesses

  • bark
    bark 4 months ago +4

    Haji absolutely deserves this. My favorite striker out of the pool.

  • LegendaryKing
    LegendaryKing 4 months ago +13

    They are our boys, now let's just support them and watch the world cup

  • Science and God - Bill Morgan

    I think Haji Wright will excel in the last fifteen minutes of a game and be a terror on corner kicks because of his size. Mark my works, I am a soccer expert.

  • Ryan C
    Ryan C 4 months ago +7

    It’s more surprising that Jordan Morris made the squad. Bad form at club level. The ACL injuries have caused him to lose his explosiveness. In what world is Mihalovic not a better attacking option. I would take Hoppe over Morris and he hasn’t played in what seems like years

  • R M
    R M 4 months ago +5

    Most in form striker. He’s there if we need goals.

  • Project Protein
    Project Protein 4 months ago +1

    “Haji Wright is definitely scoring in the World Cup.” Book it 😊

    • Ashraf K
      Ashraf K 3 months ago +1

      He just scored against the Netherlands today

  • ursamajor2000
    ursamajor2000 4 months ago +2

    Wright is a bigger striker who will be useful vs more physical teams.

  • Emmanuel Gutierrez
    Emmanuel Gutierrez 4 months ago

    Haji is our target man. We have no one else up top that can do that in top form

  • iCON Pepelepew
    iCON Pepelepew 4 months ago

    I think its pretty sad to use El Salvador as a key factor to why they didnt call him in.

  • Eli Pulkinen
    Eli Pulkinen 4 months ago

    watching this after seeing the lineups for the England game makes me nervous. “Break glass in case of emergency”😅😂

  • chamberlain wonder
    chamberlain wonder 4 months ago

    Yes haji white got pretty Atletic ball juggler physics but we need to see haji white in action making plays when nobody is watching. I like haji because he always thinks it is a top ten in Europe but he needs to prove it here in world cup

  • Russell Stubley
    Russell Stubley 4 months ago +1

    Haji has scored loads in the Turkish League which is better than the rest....Should have been Wright, Pefok and Pepi.

  • Noel Sosa
    Noel Sosa 4 months ago +7

    And yet Jordan Morris is there...

  • GoldenAgeGamer
    GoldenAgeGamer 4 months ago

    I have no issue with Wright making the team. I'm interested in why Pepi who saved Behalter's job is snubbed? Wright, Pefok & Sargent are similar to me except Wright and Pefok may have a little more athleticism. Pefok played badly in in the last window; he was basically invisible in build-up play and blew the only chance created. Pefok's form isn't the best right now and I think
    Wright has the biggest upside. People say it's only Turkey, but he is showing things that the USMNT aren't in the attacking third. Lastly, Wright could also be that super sub that comes in late. I hate a lot of the decisions Berhalter makes, but this one is pretty smart.
    Sargent was never in danger of being left off regardless of form.

    • yddub bud
      yddub bud 4 months ago

      Pepi should have been there in addition to Sargent, Wright and Pefok. They should have left Ferreira and Morris off the roster

  • T Mac
    T Mac 4 months ago

    Haji deserves to be there

  • Charles Navin
    Charles Navin 4 months ago +1

    Good luck ladies! 🌈

  • chamberlain wonder
    chamberlain wonder 4 months ago

    I don't understand that. Haji white has never proven to the United States that he is the man and he can use his size to do damage to any opponent.

  • Jonathan Saca
    Jonathan Saca 4 months ago

    I love seeing Alexis Lossing his mind and btw i agree with him I would preferred pefok

  • Feras Kai
    Feras Kai 4 months ago +3

    Bro cries and complains no matter what.

  • Aqib Gazi Sports
    Aqib Gazi Sports 4 months ago +1

    Absolutely no problem having Haji Wright. But Jordan Morris… how are y’all ok with that??

  • jetlifewill23
    jetlifewill23 4 months ago

    Why are these pundits afraid of properly critiquing berfalter and the his MLS cronies

    • yddub bud
      yddub bud 4 months ago

      MLS would cancel them outright if they were criticized

  • Ryder Pisenti
    Ryder Pisenti 4 months ago

    Pepi needed to be on this roster. We have enough wingers. Jordan Morris should’ve taken the axe if Gregg really wanted to bring Haji.

    • js858sd
      js858sd 4 months ago +1

      Lol😂pepi plays in a weak league

  • Berke Nalbant
    Berke Nalbant 4 months ago +1

    Why dont you like hım? He shows great perfermonce at his club Antalyaspor with 9 goal.İ think you criticize hım because of the league which he plays..

  • Robert Belz
    Robert Belz 4 months ago

    Pepi is too hot and cold. He’s too young. Pefok was a a sham

  • Anthony Tinaj
    Anthony Tinaj 4 months ago +2

    The disrespect is unreal, haji Wright deserves to be there and the only forward who should not be on the roster is Ferreira. Pepi should be there instead of Ferreira

  • Rodger Murphy
    Rodger Murphy 4 months ago

    The jury is out....only results will tell. Go USA!

  • Osman Samet Kapsız
    Osman Samet Kapsız 4 months ago

    Only watch to haji amir wright in world cup

  • FruitLoopsLive
    FruitLoopsLive 3 months ago

    No, definitely not!

  • Richard Henderson
    Richard Henderson 4 months ago

    One of the weakest forward lines at the tournament

  • Gökalp Serper
    Gökalp Serper 4 months ago +6

    Americans doesn't know anything about football ( soccer). Haji is best striker in your team. He is a f. beast.

    • Gökalp Serper
      Gökalp Serper 4 months ago +3

      @Ryan C Btw US national is very frightening this WC. Good luck.

    • Ryan C
      Ryan C 4 months ago +3

      Bit of a sweeping statement there. I would never say “Turkish people don’t” xyz. I agree and wish he would’ve been given more chances for the US to see what he can actually do. The league there is no joke

    • R Q7
      R Q7 4 months ago

      Aynen kanka

  • Taxi's Capati
    Taxi's Capati 4 months ago

    Haji Wright u wrong lala

  • Noche Patada
    Noche Patada 4 months ago +1

    Boycott Qatar

  • Elijah Tchilembe-Mpovie
    Elijah Tchilembe-Mpovie 4 months ago +1

    WAIT *WHAT?*

  • Larry Flynt
    Larry Flynt 4 months ago

    Answer is NO

  • Hector Lopez
    Hector Lopez 4 months ago +1

    Ferreira is going to the world cup and not pepi. Pepi is better than Ferreira.

  • Pawner
    Pawner 18 days ago +1


  • F M
    F M 4 months ago +1

    just shave it off Alexi...

  • Roshan Kuriakose
    Roshan Kuriakose 4 months ago +1

    Pepi is horrible no experience he doesn’t deserve to play in the World Cup this year

    • Sushi Pizza
      Sushi Pizza 4 months ago

      He’s clear of ferreira

    • Roshan Kuriakose
      Roshan Kuriakose 4 months ago

      @Gio Lopez I’m just saying he’s slow mover and doesn’t belong in the world. Up squad

    • Gio Lopez
      Gio Lopez 4 months ago

      How do you want someone to get experience if you’re not taking them 😂

    • Roshan Kuriakose
      Roshan Kuriakose 4 months ago

      @Hector Lopez mls he’s good not when play on the big stage maybe he get better

    • Hector Lopez
      Hector Lopez 4 months ago +1

      He's good

  • Ruben Campos
    Ruben Campos 4 months ago

    Did he get in because of diversity reasons?? Merit should be the biggest factor. Pepi over Haji all day! U.S. will suffer for this