By kristenbellstrom
June 23, 2014
NATAL, BRAZIL - JUNE 16: John Brooks of the United States (L) scores the team's second goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and USA at Estadio das Dunas on June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
Alex Livesey - FIFA—FIFA via Getty Images

It happens every World Cup like clockwork: After ignoring soccer for the last four years, Americans suddenly become rabid fans of the beautiful game, casually tossing around terms like “stoppage” and “PK.”

U.S. soccer mania usually vanishes as soon as the Cup winner is crowned—this year the final match is July 13—but it doesn’t have to. Nearly half of Team USA’s roster plays for a Major League Soccer team (the rest play internationally, where, believe it or not, people care about soccer all the time). So, if you live near one of the 19 MLS teams’ home cities, it’s easy to see these all-American football gods in the flesh.

Here’s the quick rundown of your Team USA World Cup heroes home clubs:

Seattle Sounders: Clint Dempsey and DeAndre Yedlin

Real Salt Lake: Kyle Beckerman and Nick Rimano

Sporting Kansas City: Matt Besler and Graham Zusi

LA Galaxy: Omar Gonzalez

Toronto FC: Michael Bradley

Houston Dynamo: Brad Davis

San Jose Earthquakes: Chris Wondolowski

The best way to max out your Team USA sightings is to splurge for a ticket to the MLS All-Star game, which will be played in Portland, Ore. on August 6. The official line-up won’t be announced until mid-July, but if you’ve been watching the Cup, it’s a good bet that you’ll spot some familiar faces. Plus, the All Stars will take on German club Bayern Munich, which is also home to US World Cup team midfielder Julian Green. Tickets to the match are sold out, but are currently reselling on Stubhub starting at $129.

Not up for the trek to Portland? Pick a nearby match where two or more national teammates will go head-to-head. Of course, it’s impossible to say exactly when members of the American team will be knocked out of the World Cup and back on the field for their MLS teams. To be safe, we’ve pulled together a list of the remaining match-ups scheduled to take place after the Cup final.

The home team is listed first for each match.

7/19: Sporting Kansas City vs. LA Galaxy. Tickets start at $45.

7/19: Houston Dynamo vs. Toronto FC. Tickets start at $32.

7/26: Seattle Sounders FC vs. LA Galaxy. Tickets start at $40.

7/26: Toronto FC vs. Sporting Kansas City. Tickets start at $55.

8/2: San Jose Earthquakes vs. Seattle Sounders FC. Tickets start at $53.

8/8: LA Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes. Tickets start at $38.

8/10: Seattle Sounders FC vs. Houston Dynamo. Tickets start at $29.

8/16: Real Salt Lake vs. Seattle Sounders. Tickets start at $29.

8/16: Sporting Kansas City vs. Toronto FC. Tickets start at $42.

8/20: Seattle Sounders vs. San Jose Earthquakes. Tickets start at $26.

8/29: Sporting Kansas City vs. Houston Dynamo. Tickets start at $42.

8/30 San Jose Earthquakes vs. Real Salt Lake. Tickets start at $26.

9/12: Seattle Sounders vs. Real Salt Lake. Tickets start at $28.

9/14: San Jose Earthquakes vs. LA Galaxy. Tickets start at $29.

10/4: LA Galaxy vs. Toronto FC. Tickets start at $38

10/8: Toronto FC vs. Houston Dynamo. Tickets start at $43.

10/11: Real Salt Lake vs. San Jose Earthquakes. Tickets start at $29.

10/19: LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders. Tickets start at $38.

10/25: Seattle Sounders FC vs. LA Galaxy. Tickets start at $39.

Bonus Match: The Houston Dynamo will host British team Aston Villa on July 26. So, if you’re a fan of American goalkeeper Brad Guzan, who plays for Aston Villa, this is your chance to see him play against Team USA teammate Brad Davis. Tickets start at $29.

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