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Oh when the Yanks go marching in: Get your U.S. flags for Gold Cup soccer

Oh when the Yanks go marching in: Get your U.S. flags for Gold Cup soccer

By Luke Porco

Now that summer is approaching, and it is an odd-numbered year, that means the CONCACAF Gold Cup will be played. The Gold Cup features soccer teams from North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. The United States men's national team are the defending champions, as well as the co-host country, along with rival Mexico, Costa Rica and Jamaica. With that in mind, the American flag will be displayed by Americans throughout the tournament. Not only will the U.S. flag be a popular item, but flags are available from other countries in the tournament from the CONCACAF region.

The United States won its sixth Gold Cup in 2017, defeating Jamaica in the final. If the United States were to win this year, they would be tied with Mexico for seven Gold Cup championships, the most a team has won. A win this year would also give the Americans automatic qualification to the Confederations Cup The teams competing include co-host countries, Costa Rica and Jamaica, as well as Mexico, Panama, Honduras, Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, Canada, Martinique, Curacao, Bermuda, Cuba, Guyana, Nicaragua, and El Salvador.

 

Gold Cup facts
  • Dates: June 15-July 7
  • Host Countries: United States, Costa Rica, Jamaica
  • Defending Champion: United States
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The U.S. roster includes new Chelsea star Christian Pulisic, Michael Bradley, Jozy Altidore, Jordan Morris, and Sean Johnson on the roster, as they were named to the roster for the friendly against Jamaica. The U.S. opens against Guyana on June 18 at Allianz Field in Minnesota.


The U.S. flag, along with Mexican and Canadian flags, are on sale, for your chance to support your country in the Gold Cup. Don’t see your flag in our collection? Let us know and we’ll make sure to include it.

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