Chat with Marcelo Balboa
Welcome to SportsNation! On Monday, former U.S. men's soccer team captain Marcelo Balboa stops by to chat about the U.S. performance in the 2010 World Cup, as well as the teams upcoming friendly against Brazil on Tuesday night (8 p.m. ET, ESPN2).
Balboa played for the U.S. national team for 12 seasons, appearing in the 1990 and 1994 World Cups. The defender was named the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year in 1992 and 1994 and became the first U.S. player to earn 100 caps. He also spent six seasons in the MLS, amassing 24 goals and 23 assists in 152 games.
Balboa will be preparing to watch the U.S.-Brazil match by demonstrating the training techniques both teams will go through with the Gatorade Sports Science Institute and its Gatorade Performance Lab.
Send your questions now and join Balboa Monday at noon ET!