Here's a sobering perspective of the USA's failure to reach a World Cup in 32 years:

Christian Pulisic will be 24 before he gets another shot at helping America qualify for one.

For a 19-year-old, that's gotta seem like forever.

The silver lining is he'll have ample time to hone his already-prodigal skills. In Europe.

Of course, it's not just Pusilic. The USA has other talented young players gaining valuable elite-level experience in Europe, as well.

There's a simple reason why the Americans didn't make the World Cup, and The Daily Player has no problem laying it on the line.

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