What do these things have in common?
Rico Clark’s goal propels the USMNT to a 1-0 win at Trinidad & Tobago.
The US qualifies for the World Cup in Honduras on the strength of a brace by Conor Casey.
Charlie Davies gets injured in a car accident and visits the US team’s training camp months later.
The USMNT draws with Costa Rica in dramatic fashion to finish in first place in CONCACAF.
Real Salt Lake wins the MLS Cup.
The World Cup draw places the United States in Group C with England, Slovenia and Algeria.
Landon Donovan assists on a goal in his first game for Everton in the English Premier League.
Give up? The above are all things that have happened since Jozy Altidore scored his last goal in a meaningful competition.
126 days ago, the de facto #1 striker on the US National Team netted his last goal versus El Salvador at Rio Tinto Stadium in Salt Lake City.
Since then?….Bupkis. Zilch. Nothing.
This can’t go on.
It is time to rally around the Tiger who started out his Hull City campaign with an assist minutes into his first EPL match followed by a goal in a Carling Cup contest. So, TSG is commencing the Altidore Goal Watch. We’ll be counting the days (on the sidebar) until Big Jeezy puts one in the back of the net.
Time to get that Eye of the Tiger, Jozy!