Wales v USA


The United States Football Association was formed in 1913 and became members of FIFA in 1914. The Association became known as the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) in 1974.

The United States played unofficial matches against Canada in 1885, the first international matches held outside the United Kingdom, but their first official international game was a 3-2 win away to Sweden in August 1916.

Wales' first meeting with the USA was a friendly match in San Jose in 2003.

Wales record v USA

Head to Head


no.datescorescorers (wales)venue 
51226/05/2003USA 2-0 Wales Spartan Stadium, San JoseFr
66712/11/2020Wales 0-0 USA Liberty Stadium, SwanseaFr
69521/11/2022USA 1-1 WalesBale (pen)Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al RayyanWC

USA Honours

FIFA World Cup third place (1): 1930

CONCACAF Gold Cup winners (7): 1991, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2013, 2017, 2021

CONCACAF Gold Cup runners-up (6): 1989, 1993, 1998, 2009, 2011, 2019

Welsh players to have made their debut against USA

Four Welsh players have made their debut for Wales against USA.