- Position: Veteran, Class of 2011
Bruce Murray, a veteran U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder and forward, tallied 86 games and 21 goals throughout his career for the United States. When Murray retired from the national team in 1993, he was its all-time leader in both caps and goals. Murray made his first full international appearance against England in 1985 and his last was against Venezuela in 1993.
Murray played in all of the United States’ games in the 1990 World Cup, including all 10 qualifiers during 1988 and 1989 and the three games in the finals in Italy in 1990. Murray scored the United States goal against Austria in its last game of the World Cup finals. He also played in all of the United States’ games in its victorious efforts in the 1991 CONCACAF Gold Cup and the 1992 U.S. Cup, as well as playing for the United States in the 1988 Olympic Games, the 1992 Intercontinental Cup and the 1993 Copa America.
Murray played several seasons with the Washington Stars and Maryland Bays of the ASL/APSL and one season with the Atlanta Ruckus of the A-League.