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“Walker Zimmerman to Represent U.S. Men’s Soccer Team at 2024 Olympics in Paris”

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

Nashville SC defender Walker Zimmerman has been chosen as one of the overage players to represent the U.S. men’s soccer team at the 2024 Olympics in Paris. Zimmerman, along with FC Cincinnati defender Miles Robinson and Colorado Rapids midfielder Djordje Mihailovic, will be part of the American squad competing in the prestigious tournament.

The 31-year-old Zimmerman, who previously was a member of the U.S. under-23 team in 2016, expressed his excitement about the opportunity to fulfill a childhood dream of playing in the Olympics. He spoke about the honor of representing his country on the international stage and the thrill of participating in such a renowned sporting event.

The U.S. team’s journey at the Olympics will kick off 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.

While Zimmerman’s participation in the Olympics may cause him to miss some Nashville SC games, he remains committed to both his club and country. As the captain of Nashville SC, Zimmerman brings a wealth of experience to the team, having made 42 appearances for the U.S. national team and playing a vital role in the 2022 World Cup.

Despite his individual accolades, Zimmerman is focused on contributing to the team’s success at the Olympics and providing leadership to his younger teammates. He sees the tournament as an opportunity to learn from and inspire his fellow players, while also sharing his knowledge gained from previous major competitions.

With Zimmerman’s inclusion in the U.S. squad, fans can expect to see a strong and determined team vying for Olympic glory in Paris. The defender’s passion for the sport and commitment to excellence make him a valuable asset to both Nashville SC and the national team.

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