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New Columbus Crew SC signing Kristinn Steindorsson begins stateside stint with goal in Iceland debut

Good start: Crew SC's Steindorsson starts American adventure with goal for Iceland
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Kristinn Steindorsson

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Iceland managed to hold off Canada for a 2-1 victory on Friday night in a friendly, but the biggest winner of the evening might be Columbus Crew SC.

With goal vs. Iceland, Canada's Dwayne De Rosario hoping to show MLS he's still got it

De Rosario uncertain over MLS future, but shows he's still got it with goal vs. Iceland
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Dwayne de Rosario

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Canada sent out a largely inexperienced side in their 2-1 loss to Iceland in an international friendly Friday at the University of Central Florida.

In the end though, it was 36-year-old Dwayne De Rosario who had the biggest impact.

Despite missing players, Canada's Benito Floro looks on bright side after loss to Iceland: "We played well"

CanMNT's Floro looks on the bright side after loss to Iceland: "We played well"
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ORLANDO, Fla. – It wasn't the start to 2015 the Canadian national team had hoped for, but head coach Benito Floro was still able to find some positives in their 2-1 international friendly loss Friday to Iceland at the University of Central Florida.

Canada 1, Iceland 2 | International Friendly Match Recap

CAN 1, ICE 2: MLSers score for both sides in Iceland's win
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Julian de Guzman and Dwayne De Rosario

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Though they surely enjoyed the Florida sunshine, Friday's friendly against Iceland was likely not the start to 2015 Canada would have liked.

US Soccer announces USMNT friendly against Mexico on April 15 will take place in San Antonio

USMNT announces friendly against Mexico on April 15 in San Antonio
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Michael Bradley with USMNT

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The US national team and Mexico will write the latest chapter in their rivalry on April 15, and will do so in front of an anticpated sold-out crowd of 65,000 at San Antonio's Alamodome, US Soccer announced Wednesday. The match will be televised live on FOX Sports 1, UniMas and Univision Deportes Network.

Canada vs. Iceland | International Friendly Preview

#CANvICE Preview: CanMNT open 2015 with test vs. upstart Iceland
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Canada vs. Iceland (January 16, 2015)

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CANADA VS. ICELAND
Friday, January 16, 4:30 p.m. ET
University of Central Florida – Orlando, Fla.
TV: beIN Sports

LA Galaxy striker Gyasi Zardes calls first USMNT camp "dream come true," vows to put in work

LA's Zardes calls first USMNT camp "dream come true," vows to put in work
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Zach Scott battles Gyasi Zardes

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CARSON, Calif. – Gyasi Zardes has been hoping for a chance to pull on a US national team jersey since he was a kid, and he called it a “dream come true” when the opportunity finally came his way.

Now it's time to work, and he's on board with that, too.

Columbus Crew SC's Wil Trapp hopes first USMNT call-up helps continue growth as leader

Crew SC's Trapp hopes first USMNT call-up fosters growth as leader
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Wil Trapp and the Columbus Crew celebrate.

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After a long career with US youth national team squads, Wil Trapp will finally make the step up with the big boys.

The Columbus Crew SC midfielder will join the USMNT’s camp in Carson, Calif., next week for his first senior team call-up.

Sporting Kansas City's Jon Kempin "surprised" by first call-up to senior US national team

Sporting's Kempin "surprised" by first call-up to USMNT
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This was the call Jon Kempin had hoped for. He just didn't think it would come this soon.

Benito Floro eyes future with prospect-filled roster for Canada's upcoming friendlies vs. Iceland

Floro eyes future with roster for Canada's friendlies vs. Iceland
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CanMNT celebrate Canada's win over Jamaica

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Canadian national team head coach Benito Floro has unveiled his roster for the team’s two upcoming friendlies against Iceland – and while the Canucks have a massive year ahead in 2015, it’s clear Floro has one eye toward the program’s future as well.

The 24-player roster, released on Friday morning, is predominantly comprised of young domestic-based players, including some earning their first chance with the senior national team.

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