Struggling Michael Bradley needs defined midfield role with USMNT
It's time to talk about Michael Bradley. The longtime linchpin midfielder of the U.S. men's national team has not had a good Copa America. For five games, Bradley has seemed off the pace -- his passing misplayed, his decision-making questionable, his defensive positioning sloppy.
It's jarring to see a player who has been one of the first names on the team sheet for the better part of seven years suddenly disappoint so comprehensively. So what exactly is wrong with Bradley?