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For U.S. team, time to rebuild

Updated: August 10, 2010, 4:42 PM ET
By Leander Schaerlaeckens | ESPN.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The U.S. soccer team will start its four-year quest for worldwide respect anew with a friendly match against Brazil on Tuesday night.

The game is seen by many as a de facto victory lap to thank American fans for their unprecedented support during the World Cup and give the Yanks a homecoming. But, more than anything else, this affair offers a chance to pinpoint the U.S. team's many challenges that lie ahead.

"From the time a World Cup ends, ...

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