Ethan Horvath describes epic penalty save in USMNT's Nations League final win vs. Mexico | ESPN FC

Goalkeeper Ethan Horvath breaks down the penalty save that helped the USMNT beat Mexico in extra time on their way to winning the CONCACAF Nations League.
0:00 Horvath explains his thought process after coming into the game for the injured Zack Steffen.
2:15 How watching film of Mexico's players taking penalties served as perfect preparation.
3:39 What being a part of the rivalry with Mexico is like.
4:30 How the win will help the USMNT gain confidence for CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.

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  1. M. David McCormick

    M. David McCormick16 hours ago

    this dude is professional, awesome, and exhausted. this interview as a whole is atrocious lol

  2. John Hamler

    John HamlerDay ago

    The man, being from Denver, Colorado, has managed to pick up a slightly weird Baravian accent hasn't he?

  3. Wulan Dwi Pratiwi

    Wulan Dwi PratiwiDay ago

    Golden generations

  4. Bethany M

    Bethany MDay ago

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  5. Jaime Reinoso

    Jaime Reinoso2 days ago

    Very happy with these results, this game and Ethan Horvath 🙌

  6. Kenneth Mueller

    Kenneth Mueller2 days ago




    This dude really did an amazing job, such a good goalkeeper Saying hi from 🇲🇽

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  9. Gerardo Mijangos

    Gerardo Mijangos4 days ago

    El es mi heroe, (my hero). Keep the good job cabrones.

  10. Zukie Power

    Zukie Power4 days ago

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  11. Federico Galvan

    Federico Galvan4 days ago

    Congratulations 👏 🇺🇸 we will see 👀 you in the gold cup i😉

  12. Sala Mence

    Sala Mence4 days ago

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  13. Tadeo Zamorano

    Tadeo Zamorano4 days ago

    Let's good boys

  14. Brian Geronimo

    Brian Geronimo4 days ago

    Am Mexican I go for mexico and that kid is going to have a great futer

  15. blackstar 72

    blackstar 724 days ago

    As a Mexico fan I wasn’t even mad we lost. This guy deserves it he really came in clutch for his team. I was happy for just him tho lol. Such class and humility.

  16. A_L

    A_L4 days ago

    Mexico pendujo

  17. nastynas

    nastynas4 days ago

    Ehhhhhh p u toooooo

  18. Music Friend

    Music Friend4 days ago

    This game has been career changing for him really, also I didn’t trust in him but from this game, he has already earned trust of many and he earned many fans as well, I’m one of them.

  19. jesus pedo

    jesus pedo5 days ago

    He deserves Mexicos respect -From a Mexican

  20. Mike Bennett

    Mike Bennett5 days ago

    Doesn't even show the play and then has to interject the negative stuff about the fight. Horvath was terrific in the save but sportscenter is a loser. Hopefully USAMNT will really meld and not make silly mistakes.

  21. Bryan Villa 2000

    Bryan Villa 20005 days ago

    Not going to lie USA team player good and Mexico better. but we take revanange in gold cup

  22. Chekenator

    Chekenator5 days ago

    Mexico gonna win the next time they play against each other

  23. Eric Ruiz

    Eric Ruiz5 days ago

    What a game he had n what a save on the pk 👏

  24. pinoyboyy

    pinoyboyy5 days ago

    Next man up mentality

  25. Andrew North

    Andrew North5 days ago

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  26. Pheng Vue

    Pheng Vue5 days ago

    Someone get this man a contract.

  27. Marcos Reid

    Marcos Reid5 days ago

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  28. chamberlain wonder

    chamberlain wonder5 days ago

    They need to confirm for secretary of defence right away

  29. chamberlain wonder

    chamberlain wonder5 days ago

    Greatest goal keeper ever keep this game all over..

  30. BUZZTROLL Inc.

    BUZZTROLL Inc.5 days ago

    This new generation of players will reach heights never reached before by any US National Team.

  31. Jesse Huerta

    Jesse Huerta5 days ago

    Invest on this man!!! He’s gold !!

  32. A Ghost

    A Ghost5 days ago

    Finally I can stop smoking the usa pack for now

  33. The Slav

    The Slav5 days ago

    Pulisic,Horvath(Hrvat)the Croatians are making American soccer great!!

  34. JPCompsHD

    JPCompsHD5 days ago

    Horvath I know your contract is up so if MLS might be an interest then Atlanta won’t be a bad destination😏 jokes aside I think a big team in Europe will definitely give him a look.

  35. Jorge Ortega

    Jorge Ortega5 days ago

    This guy is all class. A guy's guy..!

  36. carlos andres

    carlos andres5 days ago

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  37. Bounsana Katmanivong

    Bounsana Katmanivong5 days ago

    I believe they will far with this young group of 🇺🇸 men they would be in the round of 16 World cup.

  38. Rodger Murphy

    Rodger Murphy5 days ago

    Round of 16 I decent but they can do better I think

  39. Subaru Natsuki

    Subaru Natsuki5 days ago

    "soccer" smh

  40. Clinton Davis

    Clinton Davis5 days ago

    Get some sleep young man! You look completely knackered.

  41. steve diosdado

    steve diosdado5 days ago

    Dude was nails.

  42. Johnny Leyton

    Johnny Leyton5 days ago

    The epic penalty save made you to become a big hero for the fans of United States soccer team like me. Keep going and good luck in the long, long journey of soccer, Ethan.

  43. Stream HD

    Stream HD5 days ago

    All USMNT fans love him. What a heroic save he had yet a down to earth humble and classy person.

  44. Ats Oficial

    Ats Oficial5 days ago

    His whole performance was incredible but the “final” is just a throwaway friendlies tournament idk why people have blown it up. Regardless tho! He was impecable !!!

  45. John Grossman

    John Grossman5 days ago

    It was blown up because the Gold Cup is mostly meaningless this year. It got pushed back due to covid and interferes with European club preseason (and the Olympics for Mexico and Honduras). Both the US and Mexico will be sending a B team.

  46. compa

    compa6 days ago

    He reminds me of dewey from malcolm in the middle

  47. Christopher Espinoza

    Christopher Espinoza6 days ago

    Yea this dude does not freeze under pressure you can tell just how he talks. Dude is gonna be an amazing goal keeper for years to come 🇺🇸💪🏽

  48. Alexis Morales

    Alexis Morales6 days ago

    Buen juego...congratulations bro🔥🔥

  49. Tyler Santos

    Tyler Santos6 days ago

    Never liked steffen … I hope he stays out first choice now

  50. MTG Teran Garcia

    MTG Teran Garcia6 days ago

    Buen partido, realmente se merecen ser campeones. Soy mexicano. Pero dieron lo mejor 👌👍🏻.

  51. Pedro Villarreal

    Pedro Villarreal6 days ago

    I hate him right now😂🤣 but I have to admit he did amazing as well as the entire US just glad it wasn't the gold cup

  52. Joe Rents

    Joe Rents6 days ago

    American of Mexican descent here. Congrats to both teams for putting it all on the line. Here is to both teams succeeding and entering the next WC.

  53. Ricky Castro

    Ricky Castro6 days ago

    We got lucky. Hopefully USMT can keep getting wins because this team needs a lot more

  54. sam holub

    sam holub6 days ago

    While people may not agree Mexico.vs.USA the animosity and violence not just from the players but the fans as well it is a very big derby in the international scene

  55. GFEAST

    GFEAST6 days ago

    Absolute legend really hope he scores a big contract with his dream team, all the best to him and my other fellow Americans 🇺🇸🐐🤘

  56. Swag Planet

    Swag Planet6 days ago

    What a badass dude. YOU CAME THROUGH BOSS!!!!

  57. Juan Jaquez

    Juan Jaquez6 days ago

    It was a great game

  58. AC_TC_20

    AC_TC_206 days ago

    Mexico's team is very talented great win. Fans everywhere are out of control. Westbrook had popcorn thrown at him. Kyrie Irving had a bottle thrown at him. Prosecute all of them and give 3-5 years prison because of the context.

  59. Hello Are you there

    Hello Are you there6 days ago


  60. Marc Valle

    Marc Valle6 days ago

    USA soccer federation stop playing Mexico in the Southwestern part of the country, look at what the salty Mexican fans did Gio Reyna could’ve been really hurt and nothing is being done about that

  61. Anthony Long

    Anthony Long6 days ago

    Colorado isnt in the southwest….

  62. Bolbii TP

    Bolbii TP6 days ago

    It would be awesome to see Ethan Horvath at Bayern Munich, alongside with Manuel Neuer🇺🇸🇩🇪

  63. Johnny Rico

    Johnny Rico6 days ago

    Dudes gonna be cashing fat checks

  64. Wm Veatch

    Wm Veatch6 days ago

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  65. oscar delarosa

    oscar delarosa6 days ago

    MANNN this dude is a great goalkeeper!!!

  66. Jonathan T

    Jonathan T6 days ago

    It’s thedoveguy from TikTok 😂

  67. JuAn Ortiz

    JuAn Ortiz6 days ago

    From being Dewey in malcom to a USA goalkeeper Nice

  68. KingG23

    KingG236 days ago

    Why does it sound like he has a foreign accent lol

  69. Anthony Long

    Anthony Long6 days ago

    He’s been in belgium for a while. So….

  70. Skinny A

    Skinny A6 days ago

    Out of curiosity, what kind of accent does he have? Do people in Colorado sound like that? It sounds almost like he is from Quebec

  71. TheMultipass

    TheMultipass6 days ago

    In the thumbnail he looks looks like that youngest kid from Malcom in the Middle

  72. The Insider

    The Insider6 days ago

    Sage Steele is a cancer to sports broadcasting.

  73. Nick Turner

    Nick Turner6 days ago

    I think he should be the starter perhaps??

  74. Brooks Roenisch

    Brooks Roenisch6 days ago


  75. V T

    V T6 days ago

    Two good game in 2 years don't make a career

  76. peterhaslund

    peterhaslund6 days ago

    A real pro always cries at the end of games give this guy a contract asap he's a legend already great story

  77. angelo...

    angelo...6 days ago

    He said Football! Not “soccer”! 👏🏻👏🏻😂

  78. çarlos linares

    çarlos linares6 days ago

    Ethan was awesome 👏

  79. Rob B

    Rob B6 days ago

    Wonder what it’s like to be interviewed by an open racist

  80. Mauricio Milano

    Mauricio Milano6 days ago

    USMNT have keepers it's only a secret to our old snobs 😉

  81. митчелл Айртон

    митчелл Айртон6 days ago

    FOOTBALL not soccer

  82. Daniel Martinez

    Daniel Martinez6 days ago

    This goal keeper is the goat 🐐 I’m thinking he is better than Steffens

  83. Dillinger Sam

    Dillinger Sam6 days ago

    Nice video Thank you😊

  84. J R

    J R6 days ago

    Horvath saved how many chances? I did really well to fend off Mexico's attack. Credit to him for the PK save.

  85. Dillinger Sam

    Dillinger Sam6 days ago

    He will be good playing in England😊

  86. Marie Antoinette

    Marie Antoinette6 days ago

    US Legend

  87. cameron H

    cameron H6 days ago

    This dude just gained thousands of new fans - if not millions. Very authentic soul - USA!

  88. End Censorship

    End Censorship6 days ago

    Would love to see my squad in England, Tottenham, get him. He has class and character, we need that.

  89. William Mejia

    William Mejia6 days ago

    Not the hero we wanted but the hero we needed..

  90. Vick Calderon

    Vick Calderon6 days ago

    Nice to hear a player who just won the gold sound humble. The interview was just about the game. Thanks for that.

  91. Steven Neutron

    Steven Neutron6 days ago

    Send this man to Europe asap

  92. JeanLuc DeCastro

    JeanLuc DeCastro6 days ago

    He is in Europe, he's signed to Club Brugge and has been since 2017.

  93. Nihh Nihh

    Nihh Nihh6 days ago

    Zack Stefan “ send these mfs back home “ Ethan “ will do “

  94. Nihh Nihh

    Nihh Nihh6 days ago

    He was better than the starting keeper

  95. javier vazquez

    javier vazquez6 days ago

    Hats off to you my friend!.

  96. Gera Tsubaki

    Gera Tsubaki6 days ago

    why does USA always develop good GKs in the football world?

  97. JeanLuc DeCastro

    JeanLuc DeCastro6 days ago

    Most pro athletes in the U.S. play multiple sports, that includes our footballers, majority our sports uses hands in all aspects, so you get good as using it. That's my theory.

  98. Vikas Hakda

    Vikas Hakda6 days ago

    What the fuq is a SOCCER...

  99. Ulysses Morando

    Ulysses Morando6 days ago


  100. Jo-Ryan Salazar

    Jo-Ryan Salazar6 days ago

    The Secretary of Defense speaks.

  101. wise_man

    wise_man6 days ago

    Arsenal need to got him NOW

  102. jaquin 103

    jaquin 1036 days ago

    Congrats USA..we'll get y'all next time.

  103. JESUSLives

    JESUSLives6 days ago

    *John F. Kennedy* 💪🇺🇸💪 “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” 📃✨ *USA* 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

  104. Nucci604

    Nucci6046 days ago

    I'm sure by now, We'll always remember that name, Ethan Horvath!

  105. chamberlain wonder

    chamberlain wonder6 days ago

    This united States keeper is now talk of the whole world

  106. chamberlain wonder

    chamberlain wonder6 days ago

    Greatest keeper ever keep this game all over the world n his name going into guineas book of world record