National Team: Made his international debut with the U.S. Under- 17 National Team against Sweden on November 26, 1998 ... U-17: Youngest member on the U-17 squad ... Preserved a win and shutout going in as a substitute against Sweden 1-0 ... High School: Plays at Bella Vista High School, Fair Oaks, Calif., with U.S. U-17 goalkeeper Delvin Countess ... Ranked fifth in the nation at Bella Vista in '98 earning all-region honors and scoring two goals ... 1998 NSCAA Youth All-American selection ... Personal: Plays the Suzuki method piano ... Honor roll student at Bella Vista High School ... Enjoys fly-fishing and boogie boarding at the beach ... Older brother attends Creighton University ... Started off as a forward, leading scorer on the indoor team, until 10 years old when he played one game as goalkeeper and from then on played in goal ... Listens to the Rocky IV CD before every game ... Full name is Steven Michael Cronin.
(1) Describe how it feels to play for your country? It gives me a tremendous sense of