The Sunderland striker scored twice in the USA‚Äôs 2-1 win over Nigeria in the final game of their ‚Äúsend-off series‚ÄĚ before Brazil.
‚ÄúTo be honest, it makes no difference,‚ÄĚ said the striker who lost his club place as a result of his poor form in front of goal, yet remains an important part of Jurgen Klinsmann‚Äôs plans.
‚ÄúI‚Äôve played for this team for such a long time now that I think it‚Äôs my responsibility to help the team in other ways: tracking back and being someone that younger guys can look up to.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúI take that very seriously.‚ÄĚ
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