We have to include a player from the United States somewhere on the list, and the hulking central midfielder fits in perfectly. Stars and Stripes coach Jurgen Klinsmann likes Jones for that bite he brings to the field; he's a guy who isn't afraid to go hard into every tackle. Witness his absolute destruction of Brazilian prodigy Neymar as Exhibit A. He may be a bit of a punk, but he's America's punk. Let everyone else hate him.
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