Dax McCarty Could Get First Full National Team Cap


Dax McCarty, who has featured regularly for the US U-20 team and also replaced fellow Floridan Nathan Sturgis who was injured for the Olympics has an opportunity to earn his first full US Cap on Saturday versus Slovakia. McCarty, who plays for FC Dallas was a star High School player in the Orlando area, before moving on to the University of North Carolina and featuring regularly for FC Dallas over the past three seasons.

Despite not having an MLS team since 2001, Florida continues to produce good youth players as evidenced by the number of Floridians on the recent U-17 and U-20 World Cup teams.