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Over the next week, 15 teams are likely to join the 11 already booked for the 2010 World Cup. Here are 10 players to watch as qualifying enters the home stretch:

He's the best player the U.S. has produced, ever. If the Americans are to clinch their sixth straight World Cup appearance, they need to win one of their final two games in an extraordinarily tight CONCACAF race. Now a veteran at 27, Donovan has been here before -- the highest-scoring player in U.S. history must step up and lead by example. And that starts on Saturday night in Honduras.

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