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U.S. Men's Soccer Team Inspired By Man Tearing Phone Books, Breaking Baseball Bats and Crushing Frying Pans

World Cup 2014 qualifying gets started back up again around the globe this weekend and the U.S. Men's National Team squares off with Jamaica Friday night in Kingston. While the world's best national teams get ready for action, we're pretty sure that no other squad will get a pep talk like the US players got. Motivational speaker Donnie Moore tried to psyche up the team by tearing phone books in half, rolling up frying pans like burritos and snapping baseball bats. It's all very weird, and his hair and track suit very 1980s. The only thing that would have made it better would have been if he wore Zubaz. Check it out:

(h/t SI Soccer writer Grant Wahl)