Veteran DaMarcus Beasley shoots for World Cup record

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The experienced defender has made over 100 appearances for the U.S. men's national team. If he sees the field in Brazil, Beasley will become the first American to play in four World Cups. In this gallery of photos, we take a look at the American's international career.
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<span>AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - NOVEMBER 20: USA's DaMarcus Beasley chases the ball infront of Mexico's Ernesto Parada in the quarter final match of the FIFA under 17 World Championship at North Harbour Stadium, Auckland, Saturday. USA won 32. (Photo by Ross Setford/Getty Images)</span>
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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - NOVEMBER 20: USA's DaMarcus Beasley chases the ball infront of Mexico's Ernesto Parada in the quarter final match of the FIFA under 17 World Championship at North Harbour Stadium, Auckland, Saturday. USA won 32. (Photo by Ross Setford/Getty Images)
<span>19 Jan 2002: DaMarcus Beasley #4 of the USA celebrates as he leaves the field shortly after his game deciding goal in extra time versus South Korea in their Concacaf Gold Cup first round match at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The USA won 2-1. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images</span>
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19 Jan 2002: DaMarcus Beasley #4 of the USA celebrates as he leaves the field shortly after his game deciding goal in extra time versus South Korea in their Concacaf Gold Cup first round match at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The USA won 2-1. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images
<span>21 Jan 2002: Forward Damarcus Beasley #4 of the United States dribbles the ball during the CONCACAF Gold Cup match against Cuba at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The United States shut out Cuba 1-0. \ Mandatory Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images</span>
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21 Jan 2002: Forward Damarcus Beasley #4 of the United States dribbles the ball during the CONCACAF Gold Cup match against Cuba at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The United States shut out Cuba 1-0. \ Mandatory Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images
<span>SUWON, SOUTH KOREA - JUNE 05: WM 2002 in JAPAN und KOREA, Suwon; GRUPPE D/USA - PORTUGAL (USA - POR) 3:2; Rui COSTA/POR, DaMarcus BEASLEY/USA, Fernando COUTO, Jorge COSTA/POR (Photo by Henri Szwarc/Bongarts/Getty Images)</span>
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SUWON, SOUTH KOREA - JUNE 05: WM 2002 in JAPAN und KOREA, Suwon; GRUPPE D/USA - PORTUGAL (USA - POR) 3:2; Rui COSTA/POR, DaMarcus BEASLEY/USA, Fernando COUTO, Jorge COSTA/POR (Photo by Henri Szwarc/Bongarts/Getty Images)
<span>SEOUL, KOREA - JUNE 6: DaMarcus Beasely of the U.S.A. soccer team gives an interview to ESPN at the team hotel in Seoul, Korea, on June 06, 2002, a day after upsetting Portugal 3-2 in the Group D Qualifiers of the 2002 FIFA World Cup. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)</span>
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SEOUL, KOREA - JUNE 6: DaMarcus Beasely of the U.S.A. soccer team gives an interview to ESPN at the team hotel in Seoul, Korea, on June 06, 2002, a day after upsetting Portugal 3-2 in the Group D Qualifiers of the 2002 FIFA World Cup. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
<span>DAEGU - JUNE 10: Chong Gug Song of South Korea shields the ball from DaMarcus Beasley of the USA during the FIFA World Cup Finals 2002 Group D match played at the Daegu World Cup Stadium, in Daegu, South Korea on June 10, 2002. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. DIGITAL IMAGE. (Photo by Ben Radford/Getty Images)</span>
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DAEGU - JUNE 10: Chong Gug Song of South Korea shields the ball from DaMarcus Beasley of the USA during the FIFA World Cup Finals 2002 Group D match played at the Daegu World Cup Stadium, in Daegu, South Korea on June 10, 2002. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. DIGITAL IMAGE. (Photo by Ben Radford/Getty Images)
<span>DAEJEON - JUNE 14: DaMarcus Beasley of the United States of America is challenged by Maciej Zurawski of Poland during the Group D match of the World Cup Group Stage played at the Daejeon World Cup Stadium, Daejeon, South Korea on June 14, 2002. Poland won the match 3-1. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)</span>
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DAEJEON - JUNE 14: DaMarcus Beasley of the United States of America is challenged by Maciej Zurawski of Poland during the Group D match of the World Cup Group Stage played at the Daejeon World Cup Stadium, Daejeon, South Korea on June 14, 2002. Poland won the match 3-1. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
<span>WASHINGTON - AUGUST 3: Midfielder DaMarcus Beasley #7 of the US National Team looks on while on his stomach against the MLS All Stars on August 3, 2002 at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. The MLS All Stars defeated the US National Team 3-2. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)</span>
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WASHINGTON - AUGUST 3: Midfielder DaMarcus Beasley #7 of the US National Team looks on while on his stomach against the MLS All Stars on August 3, 2002 at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. The MLS All Stars defeated the US National Team 3-2. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
<label>Caption:</label><span>DALLAS - APRIL 28: DaMarcus Beasley #7 of the USA national team moves for the ball against Israel Lopez #19 of Mexico during an International Friendly on April 28, 2004 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. USA defeated Mexico 1-0. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images).</span>
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DALLAS - APRIL 28: DaMarcus Beasley #7 of the USA national team moves for the ball against Israel Lopez #19 of Mexico during an International Friendly on April 28, 2004 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. USA defeated Mexico 1-0. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images).
<span>EATTLE - JULY 7: DaMarcus Beasley #7 of the United States celebrates his goal against Cuba during the preliminary rounds of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on July 7, 2005 at Qwest Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)</span>
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EATTLE - JULY 7: DaMarcus Beasley #7 of the United States celebrates his goal against Cuba during the preliminary rounds of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on July 7, 2005 at Qwest Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
<span>CLEVELAND - MAY 26: Midfielder DaMarcus Beasley #17 of the USA is pressured by Hector Gonzalez #20 of Venezuela during their match at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio on May 26, 2006. USA won 2-0. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)</span>
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CLEVELAND - MAY 26: Midfielder DaMarcus Beasley #17 of the USA is pressured by Hector Gonzalez #20 of Venezuela during their match at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio on May 26, 2006. USA won 2-0. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
<span>GELSENKIRCHEN, GERMANY - JUNE 12: DaMarcus Beasley of USA battles wth Marek Jankulovski of Czech Republic during the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 Group E match between USA and Czech Republic at the Stadium Gelsenkirchen on June 12, 2006 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)</span>
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GELSENKIRCHEN, GERMANY - JUNE 12: DaMarcus Beasley of USA battles wth Marek Jankulovski of Czech Republic during the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 Group E match between USA and Czech Republic at the Stadium Gelsenkirchen on June 12, 2006 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
<label>Caption:</label><span>NUREMBERG, GERMANY - JUNE 22: John Mensah and Derek Boateng of Ghana combine to stop DaMarcus Beasley of USA during the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 match between Ghana and USA played at the Stadium Nuernberg on June 22, 2006 in Nuremberg, Germany. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)</span>
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NUREMBERG, GERMANY - JUNE 22: John Mensah and Derek Boateng of Ghana combine to stop DaMarcus Beasley of USA during the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 match between Ghana and USA played at the Stadium Nuernberg on June 22, 2006 in Nuremberg, Germany. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
<span>SAN JOSE, CA - JUNE 2: (L-R) Clint Dempsey #8, DaMarcus Beasley #7 and Michael Bradley #6 of the United States stand for the National Anthem prior to their international friendly match against China at Spartan Stadium on June 2, 2007 in San Jose, California. The USA defeated China 4-1. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)</span>
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SAN JOSE, CA - JUNE 2: (L-R) Clint Dempsey #8, DaMarcus Beasley #7 and Michael Bradley #6 of the United States stand for the National Anthem prior to their international friendly match against China at Spartan Stadium on June 2, 2007 in San Jose, California. The USA defeated China 4-1. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
<label>Caption:</label><span>BRIDGEVIEW, IL - SEPTEMBER 10: Midfielder DaMarcus Beasely #17 of the United States and midfielder Carlos Edwards #7 of Trinidad &amp; Tobago go for the ball during the first half at Toyota Park on September 10, 2008 in Bridgeview, Illinois. The United States won 3-0. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)</span>
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BRIDGEVIEW, IL - SEPTEMBER 10: Midfielder DaMarcus Beasely #17 of the United States and midfielder Carlos Edwards #7 of Trinidad & Tobago go for the ball during the first half at Toyota Park on September 10, 2008 in Bridgeview, Illinois. The United States won 3-0. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 08: DeMarcus Beasleyof USA national football team speaks during a news conference at Irene Farm on June 8, 2010 in Irene near Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** DeMarcus Beasley
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PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 08: DeMarcus Beasleyof USA national football team speaks during a news conference at Irene Farm on June 8, 2010 in Irene near Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** DeMarcus Beasley
<label>Caption:</label><span>PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 13: DeMarcus Beasley (R) and Benny Feilhaber of US national football team warm up during a training session at Pilditch Stadium on June 13, 2010 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)</span>
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PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 13: DeMarcus Beasley (R) and Benny Feilhaber of US national football team warm up during a training session at Pilditch Stadium on June 13, 2010 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
<span>MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - AUGUST 15: Hector Moreno and Gerardo Lugo of Mexico defend as DeMarcus Beasley of United States drives the ball during a FIFA friendly match between Mexico and US at Azteca Stadium on August 15, 2012 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Miguel Tovar/Getty Images)</span>
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MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - AUGUST 15: Hector Moreno and Gerardo Lugo of Mexico defend as DeMarcus Beasley of United States drives the ball during a FIFA friendly match between Mexico and US at Azteca Stadium on August 15, 2012 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Miguel Tovar/Getty Images)
COMMERCE CITY, CO - MARCH 22: The starting lineup of the United States national team, including Clint Dempsey, Brad Guzan, Graham Zusi, Jozy Altidore, DaMarcus Beasley, Omar Gonzalez, Herculez Gomez, and Jermaine Jones stand for a team photo before a FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier match between Costa Rica and United States at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on March 22, 2013 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
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COMMERCE CITY, CO - MARCH 22: The starting lineup of the United States national team, including Clint Dempsey, Brad Guzan, Graham Zusi, Jozy Altidore, DaMarcus Beasley, Omar Gonzalez, Herculez Gomez, and Jermaine Jones stand for a team photo before a FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier match between Costa Rica and United States at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on March 22, 2013 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
<span>COMMERCE CITY, CO - MARCH 22: Midfielder DaMarcus Beasley #7 of the United States battles for possession with midfielder Bryan Ruiz #10 of Costa Rica during a FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier match between Costa Rica and United States at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on March 22, 2013 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)</span>
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COMMERCE CITY, CO - MARCH 22: Midfielder DaMarcus Beasley #7 of the United States battles for possession with midfielder Bryan Ruiz #10 of Costa Rica during a FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier match between Costa Rica and United States at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on March 22, 2013 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
<span>EXICO CITY, MEXICO - MARCH 26: Javier Aquino (#11) of Mexico fights for the ball with DaMarcus Beasley (#10) of the United States during a match between Mexico and US as part of FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier at The Azteca stadium on March 26, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Miguel Tovar/Getty Images)</span>
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EXICO CITY, MEXICO - MARCH 26: Javier Aquino (#11) of Mexico fights for the ball with DaMarcus Beasley (#10) of the United States during a match between Mexico and US as part of FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier at The Azteca stadium on March 26, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Miguel Tovar/Getty Images)
<span>SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA - SEPTEMBER 06: DaMarcus Beasley #7 of the United Sates against Costa Rica during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier at Estadio Nacional on September 6, 2013 in San Jose, Costa Rica. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)</span>
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SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA - SEPTEMBER 06: DaMarcus Beasley #7 of the United Sates against Costa Rica during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier at Estadio Nacional on September 6, 2013 in San Jose, Costa Rica. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
<span>COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 10: Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States Men's National Team gives instructions to DaMarcus Beasley #7 of the United States Men's National Team during a game against Mexico at Columbus Crew Stadium on September 10, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)</span>
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COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 10: Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States Men's National Team gives instructions to DaMarcus Beasley #7 of the United States Men's National Team during a game against Mexico at Columbus Crew Stadium on September 10, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 15: DeMarcus Beasley of USA competes for the ball with Ross McCormack (R) of Scotland challenges during the International Friendly match between Scotland and USA at Hampden Park on November 15, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)
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GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 15: DeMarcus Beasley of USA competes for the ball with Ross McCormack (R) of Scotland challenges during the International Friendly match between Scotland and USA at Hampden Park on November 15, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

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