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Immigrants Of The Week: Benny Feilhaber, and Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran

by Greg Siskind

IMMIGRANT OF THE DAY: BENNY FEILHABER - MEMBER OF OUR NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM

Benny-feilhaber The US Men's national soccer team had one of the greatest victories in its history today when it knocked off Spain, the #1 team in the world, at the Confederations Cup in South Africa. There are two immigrants on the roster for the US - Freddy Adu (who I honored after he competed with the US Olympic team last year). The other immigrant is Benny Feilhaber, a Brazilian-born American who moved to the US when he was six years old. When he is not playing on the US national team, he competes for AGF, a Danish team. Before that, he played for English and German squads. Hopefully, we'll see Benny make the squad for the US in next year's World Cup, also to be played in South Africa. Here's a clip of Benny scoring a GOL!!!!!!!!!!! for the US in the 2007 Gold Cup FInal. Watch and enjoy.