The United States has no real history in shootouts, at least not at the ultimate level of a World Cup. That might not be a bad thing. Especially when it has the expertise of the greatest penalty-taking nation on earth in its corner.
For the Americans, selecting the five men to step up first would be somewhat tricky. Clint Dempsey would be an obvious choice, as he is the assigned penalty taker during regulation. However, he did miss against Mexico in qualifying, and did not have a perfect record during his time in the English Premier League. Served Fresh by Subway — Martin Rogers
If the U.S. is forced into a shootout, Martin Rogers of Yahoo Sports has broken down the possible order. Here is the breakdown: