U.S. Soccer

100 Firsts US MNT Defender Marcelo Balboa

Former U.S. MNT defender Marcelo Balboa talked to ussoccer.com about his first cap and first goal for the Men's National Team in this episode of the video series, "100 Firsts." Balboa debuted in 1988 in Guatemala, and scored his first goal against Liechtenstein on May 30, 1990. ussoccer.com was able to obtain footage of Balboa's first game in Guatemala (off a local broadcast from Guatemala City), but not the match against Liechtenstein, in which the U.S. won 4-1 in the small Liechtensteinian municipality of Eschen.