|Dec 27, 2012 2:00:00 PM||United States|
| 'Perseverance through the turmoil'|
It was a good year for American soccer. For me, the biggest American influence on the game worldwide was former USA boss Bob Bradley, the head coach of Egypt.
Upon taking the Egypt post late in 2011, Bradley became the first American manager to be hired for a major international job, and since then he's represented the country with the type of class we've come to expect of him.
Allen Ramsey | Goal.com USA Chief Editor