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Nashville SC Defender Walker Zimmerman to Represent U.S. Men’s Soccer Team at 2024 Olympics

Nashville SC Defender Walker Zimmerman Set to Shine at 2024 Olympics

Nashville SC defender Walker Zimmerman has been selected to represent the U.S. men’s soccer team at the 2024 Olympics in Paris, alongside FC Cincinnati defender Miles Robinson and Colorado Rapids midfielder Djordje Mihailovic. This exciting roster announcement comes as Zimmerman, 31, fulfills a childhood dream and prepares to take the international stage once again.

Having previously played for the U.S. under-23 team in 2016, Zimmerman expressed his enthusiasm for the opportunity to compete in the prestigious tournament. He shared his pride in representing his country and the thrill of participating in such a renowned sporting event, emphasizing the honor that comes with wearing the U.S. colors.

The U.S. team’s Olympic journey will commence with a match against host nation France on July 24, followed by games against New Zealand and Guinea. Fans can catch all the action live on USA Network, Telemundo, and streaming on Peacock, as Zimmerman and his teammates strive for success in Paris.

While Zimmerman’s Olympic participation may lead to missing some Nashville SC games, the dedicated captain remains committed to both his club and country. With 42 appearances for the U.S. national team and a crucial role in the 2022 World Cup under his belt, Zimmerman’s experience and leadership will be invaluable to the team’s success at the Olympics.

Despite his individual achievements, Zimmerman is focused on contributing to the team’s performance and mentoring his younger teammates. He views the tournament as a platform to both learn from and inspire his fellow players, drawing from his wealth of knowledge gained from past major competitions.

With Zimmerman’s inclusion in the U.S. squad, fans can anticipate a formidable and motivated team aiming for Olympic glory in Paris. His passion for the sport and unwavering commitment to excellence make him a valuable asset to Nashville SC and the national team, promising an exciting showcase of talent and determination on the world stage.

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