Sunday, May 4, 2008

US National Team Standouts Born Abroad

These are some of the well-known players from the last 20 years that have featured for the US National Team after being born in a foreign country. -- Listed by number of senior international appearances.

  • 134 - Jeff Agoos - Geneva, Switzerland
  • 101 - Earnie Stewart - Veghel, Netherlands
  • 81 - Thomas Dooley - Bechhofen, Germany
  • 81 - Tab Ramos - Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 73 - Hugo Perez - El Salvador
  • 61 - Fernando Clavijo - Maldonado, Uruguay
  • 57 - Pablo Mastroeni - Mendoza, Argentina
  • 41 - Roy Wegerle - Pretoria, South Africa
  • 29 - Carlos Llamosa - Palmira, Colombia
  • 28 - Preki - Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
  • 27 - David Regis - La TrinitĂ©, Martinique
  • 16 - Benny Feilhaber - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 4 - Freddy Adu - Tema, Ghana

Where are they now?

Jeff Agoos - Sporting Director of New York Red Bulls
Earnie Stewart - Technical Director at NAC Breda
Thomas Dooley - Runs the Orange County Kings youth club in California
Tab Ramos - Living in Holmdel Township, New Jersey with his family
Hugo Perez - Assistant coach at California Victory in the USL
Fernando Clavijo - Head coach of the Colorado Rapids
Pablo Mastroeni - Playing with the Colorado Rapids
Roy Wegerle - Attempting a Professional Golf Career (link)
Carlos Llamosa - Waived by Chivas USA in 2007, now coaching FC Irvine, a youth club in California (thanks anonymous)
Preki - Head coach of Chivas USA
David Regis - Playing Fourth Division Soccer in Belgium at nearly 40 years old
Benny Feilhaber - Playing with Derby County in England
Freddy Adu - Playing with Benfica in Portugal


Would any of those players have made it on their birth-nation's national team?

3 comments:

  1. carlos llamosa is my coach and is coaching a youth team called
    f.c. irvine

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  2. i forgot to add it is in california.

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  3. Thanks for that update,

    It's good to hear what Carlos is up to these days. Thanks again, and good luck to you as a player.

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