Football is all about the World Cup. Nobody gives a monkey’s about the Olympics, especially over here where we have to field a British side FFS.
There is an article on the BBC website about how the US is preparing for the 2026 World Cup. There has been a real focus on nurturing talent and nine American internationals under the age of twenty five have played in the Champions League this season, which is about as elite a level as football gets.
I’m sorry I can’t post links, but 2026 might be very interesting.