By Daniel Squizzato Some Canadian Soccer Guys
What’s become of the “best midfield in CONCACAF”?
Four years ago, the Canadian quartet of Dwayne DeRosario, Julian de Guzman, Atiba Hutchinson and Patrice Bernier was lauded by many as “the best midfield in CONCACAF” as the team went into battle in World Cup qualifying.
That combination has yet to see the field together in Canada’s quest towards Brazil 2014, but with all four healthy and playing regularly, it seems inevitable that the grand reunion will occur on Sept. 7, when Canada gets back at it against Panama.
But four years is a long time, especially in the world of sports, and all four of those men have gone through massive changes since Canada’s unsuccessful attempt to qualify for South Africa 2010. Let’s take a look at exactly how far the lads have come, and whether they may be able to finally deliver on all the promise they held back in 2008.