‘Winning the whole thing’: USMNT stars on what success will look like at Copa América

Tyler Adams, Weston McKennie and Christian Pulisic discuss the pressure of a tournament in front of a home crowd and their expectations for this summer

“Do you feel pressure?” Tyler Adams asks teammate Weston McKennie. “I don’t feel pressure.”

Speaking before the USMNT’s first major tournament on home soil since 2016, McKennie echoes the sentiment of his captain. “I wouldn’t say it’s added pressure, I would say it’s added excitement. We spend our careers playing over in Europe and we come back [to the US] every once in a while with the national team. I think the World Cup and Copa América allow friends and family that maybe haven’t been able to see us play in a long time to watch us, and also fans who can’t get over to Europe to watch a game or to even introduce new people to the game.

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