Weah Becomes First Player Born in 2000 to Earn MNT Cap

Midfielder Tim Weah entered the U.S. Men’s National Team’s international friendly against Paraguay on March 27, 2018 as a substitute in the 86th minute. With his appearance, the 18-year-old attacker became the first player born in the year 2000 to earn a cap with the U.S. Men’s National Team.

Below, take a look at each birth year’s first player to debut with the MNT, dating back to 1970.

FIRST PLAYER TO EARN AN MNT CAP BY BIRTH YEAR

Birth Year Player Birthday First Cap First Cap Date First Cap Age
2000 Tim Weah 2/22/00 vs. Paraguay 3/27/18 18 years, 38 days
1999 Tyler Adams 2/14/99 at Portugal 11/14/17 18 years, 273 days
1998 Christian Pulisic 9/18/98 vs. Guatemala * 3/29/16 17 years, 193 days
1997 Cameron Carter-Vickers 12/31/97 at Portugal 11/14/17 19 years, 318 days
1996 Emerson Hyndman 4/9/96 at Czech Republic 9/3/14 18 years, 147 days
1995 Julian Green 6/6/95 vs. Mexico 4/2/14 18 years, 300 days
1994 Jordan Morris 10/28/94 at Ireland 11/18/14 20 years, 344 days
1993 John Brooks 1/28/93 at Bosnia-Herzegovina 8/14/13 20 years, 198 days
1992 Juan Agudelo 11/23/92 at South Africa 11/17/10 17 years, 359 days
1991 Terrence Boyd 2/16/91 at Italy 2/29/12 21 years, 13 days
1990 Brek Shea 2/28/90 vs. Colombia 10/12/10 20 years, 226 days
1989 Freddy Adu 6/2/89 vs. Canada 1/22/06 16 years, 234 days
1988 Omar Gonzalez 10/11/88 vs. Brazil 8/10/10 21 years, 303 days
1987 Michael Bradley 7/31/87 vs. Venezuela 5/26/06 18 years, 299 days
1986 Eddie Gaven 10/25/86 vs. Poland 7/11/04 17 years, 259 days
1985 Benny Feilhaber 1/19/85 vs. Ecuador 3/25/07 22 years, 65 days
1984 Eddie Johnson 3/31/84 at El Salvador * 10/9/04 19 years, 173 days
1983 Bobby Convey 5/27/83 vs. Mexico 10/25/00 17 years, 214 days
1982 Landon Donovan 3/4/82 vs. Mexico 10/25/00 18 years, 235 days
1981 Kyle Martino 2/19/81 vs. El Salvador 11/17/02 21 years, 271 days
1980 Danny Califf 3/17/80 vs. Korea Republic ^ 1/19/02 21 years, 308 days
1979 Steve Cherundolo 2/19/79 at Jamaica 9/8/99 20 years, 202 days
1978 Brian West 6/10/78 at Russia 4/26/00 19 years, 321 days
1977 Maurice Ligeon 9/1/77 at Saudi Arabia 10/19/94 17 years, 48 days
1976 Jovan Kirovski 3/18/76 at Saudi Arabia 10/19/94 18 years, 215 days
1975 CJ Brown 6/15/75 vs. Australia 11/6/98 23 years, 144 days
1974 Mike Slivinski 10/31/74 vs. Jamaica 9/14/91 16 years, 318 days
1973 Claudio Reyna 7/20/73 vs. Norway 1/15/94 20 years, 179 days
1972 Zak Ibsen 6/2/72 at Costa Rica 2/12/92 19 years, 255 days
1972 Matt Kmosko 1/8/72 at Costa Rica 2/12/92 20 years, 35 days
1971 Troy Dayak 1/29/71 vs. Trinidad & Tobago 9/15/90 19 years, 229 days
1970 Chris Henderson 12/11/70 vs. Iceland 4/8/90 19 years, 118 days

* World Cup Qualifier
^CONCACAF Gold Cup