The World Cup is just around the corner with 32 teams representing five of the six confederations in Brazil 2014 this summer. The goalkeeper’s task is to keep the ball from entering his team’s net, the defenders are there to assist him protect the net and move the ball forward. Depending on the technical director, each team has a unique way of fielding their defense. In this edition we will get a look at four of the top performers that each CONCACAF representative has available to stand as the last line of defense. Here are the most experienced and skilled for the United States, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Mexico.