ussoccer.com continues its "100 Moments" series with the U.S. MNT's 1990 World Cup Qualifying campaign - the quest to return to the World Cup for the first time since 1950. In the final match of the cycle, the U.S. traveled to Trinidad & Tobago, needing its first road qualifying win in more than 21 years to secure qualification. John Harkes, Tab Ramos, Paul Caligiuri, Tony Meola, Peter Vermes, and former head coach Bob Gansler take us through Caligiuri's miraculous goal and the emotions that came with clinching a World Cup berth. The 100 Moments series is part of the U.S. Soccer Federation's Centennial celebrations in 2013.
Werner Fricker was a defensive midfielder with the U.S. Men’s National Team that trekked to Mexico City to battle for a berth at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, a bid that failed, much like pretty much everything else had in American soccer following the glorious England upset of 1950.Read More
The U.S. Men's National Team defeated Austria 3-0 behind goals from Frankie Hejduk, Brian McBride and Claudio Reyna. Steve Sampson used a 3-6-1 formation for this international friendly during the buildup to the 1998 FIFA World Cup.