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  Carlos Llamosa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Carlos Llamosa (born June 30, 1969 in Palmira, Colombia) is a Colombian-American soccer player, who last played defender for the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer.
In 1991, Llamosa emigrated to the United States to join the rest of his family, which was at the time living in Queens, New York City.
Llamosa was subsequently picked up by D.C. United in the 1997 MLS Supplemental Draft, and soon earned a starting spot on the team, finishing the season with 20 starts in 25 games played, while helping the team to a second consecutive MLS Cup.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carlos_Llamosa   (442 words)

 Carlos Llamosa Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Llamosa emerged onto the U.S. soccer scene in 1997, when he was selected as a first-round pick in the Major League Soccer (MLS) Supplemental Draft, making the jump from the Division II A-League All-Star team, the New York Fever.
Llamosa obtained his U.S. citizenship in October of 1998, and was able to play for the USA team a month later, against Australia.
Llamosa returned to regular duty for the next month, but his injury woes returned on May 16 when he was forced from the field in the 16th minute after pulling a right hamstring.
www.ailf.org /notable/iaa/llamosa.htm   (337 words)

 MLSnet.com -- The Official Site of Major League Soccer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Llamosa has already re-joined his teammates and is training in Brazil.
Llamosa, 33, was taken fifth overall by the Revolution in the MLS Allocation Draft on January 11, 2002.
Llamosa has 29 career appearances with the U.S. National Team, the first coming on November 6, 1998, against Australia.
www.mlsnet.com /content/03/datastore/ne0220llamosa.html   (350 words)

 MetroStars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Llamosa, 35, was trying to return from an ACL tear that sidelined him for the entire 2004 season.
Llamosa said he was very close to full health after recently being sidelined by a groin injury.
Llamosa, an immigrant from Colombia, also is known as a survivor of the first bombing of the World Trade Center in February, 1993.
www.bigapplesoccer.com /teams/metrostars2.php?article_id=2191   (467 words)

 Boston.com / Sports / Soccer / Painful exit for Llamosa
Veteran defender Carlos Llamosa, 35, became a victim of those lessons when he was waived recently, leaving the team without a player over 30 and an average age of 24 1/2 years.
The Revolution lost Llamosa, Brian Kamler, Joe-Max Moore, and Rusty Pierce to injuries before the end of the first month of last season, and did not seem to recover as a team until the final days of the season.
Llamosa said he was "surprised" by the move.
boston.com /sports/soccer/articles/2005/04/05/painful_exit_for_llamosa   (477 words)

 Boston.com / Sports / Soccer / Painful exit for Llamosa
Llamosa was among the most accomplished defenders in Revolution history, and appeared to be going strong until tearing an anterior cruciate ligament in the final 2004 exhibition match on artificial turf in New Orleans.
Llamosa returned to play half of one preparation match in Bermuda last month, but has been at less than full speed, partially because of a slight groin strain.
Llamosa remained in the Revolution's plans but, despite an ambitious rehabilitation program, has not completely recovered.
www.boston.com /sports/soccer/articles/2005/04/05/painful_exit_for_llamosa   (477 words)

 JS Online: Revolution Defender Suspended   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Llamosa missed the Revolution's 2-0 victory over Chicago on Wednesday under the original suspension for his actions.
Llamosa was shown his second yellow card of the night in the 90th minute for a hard foul on the Fire's Dema Kovalenko near the sideline.
Llamosa's prolonged and aggressive dissent toward the officials and his failure to leave the field after referee Ricardo Valenzuela gave him the red card resulted in the additional fine and suspension.
www.jsonline.com /sports/socc/ap/oct02/ap-soc-mls-llamosa100302.asp?format=print   (136 words)

 Revs release veteran defender Llamosa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Carlos Llamosa had hoped to make a triumphant return from a knee injury that cost him the entire 2004 season, but instead, the veteran defender finds himself out of a job.
Llamosa injured his left knee in a preseason game against the New Orleans Shell Shockers of the Premier Development League in March 2004.
Llamosa rehabilitated his knee and was a fixture in the Revs' preseason training camp.
www.eagletribune.com /news/stories/20050405/SP_006.htm   (246 words)

 MLSnet.com - News - 04/06/2005
New England Revolution defender Carlos Llamosa is expected to be waived within the next two days after the team determined he is not healthy enough to contribute in the near future.
Llamosa tore his left ACL in the Revs' final 2004 preseason game, and the injury forced the 35-year-old to miss the entire MLS campaign.
Llamosa lifted the Alan I. Rothenberg trophy in both 1997 and 1999 as a member of D.C. United, and he appeared in the title game in 1998 with United and in 2002 with the Revolution.
www.mlsnet.com /MLS/news/mls_news.jsp?ymd=20050406&content_id=25855&vkey=news_mls&fext=.jsp   (364 words)

 Llamosa Begins Comeback Bid With D.C. United
Carlos Llamosa, whose defensive work helped D.C. United win MLS titles in 1997 and 1999, began a tryout with the club yesterday.
Llamosa, who will turn 36 in June, was recently waived by New England after playing three seasons for the Revolution.
Llamosa, a native of Colombia who became a U.S. citizen and joined the national team for 2002 World Cup duty, played for United from 1997 to 2000 and started 75 games.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/04/27/AR2005042701869.html   (264 words)

 NewStandard: 4/15/02   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Llamosa, after all, has made 26 appearances for the National Team, the first coming on Nov. 6, 1998, and Arena has a very high comfort level with the 32-year-old backliner.
From all indications, having Llamosa away serving his country is probably not going to be good thing for the defensively-challenged Revolution.
Llamosa, however, feels that he has been able to keep up, despite not being totally in the picture with his club team.
www.southcoasttoday.com /daily/04-02/04-15-02/c13sp101.htm   (1294 words)

 D.C. United - News - 04/27/2005
Carlos Llamosa, a member of the D.C. United's 1997 and '99 MLS Cup Championship squads, will be on trial with United through Friday.
Llamosa, an MLS all-star in 2001, was traded to the Miami Fusion for Brian Kamler and the fourth overall pick in the 2001 MLS SuperDraft, used to acquire Ryan Nelsen.
Llamosa was sidelined in 2004 by an ACL tear in his left knee.
dcunited.mlsnet.com /MLS/news/team_news.jsp?ymd=20050427&content_id=27999&vkey=news_dcu&fext=.jsp&team=dcu   (310 words)

 ESPNsoccernet.com - MLS - Llamosa loosed from Revolution
Llamosa said he was "surprised" and felt "bad" about the decision.
Over three teams in MLS, Llamosa was a strong defender when healthy - but injuries dogged Llamosa over the years, lessening his potential impact both on the club and country level.
Llamosa said he wants to continue his career, and if MLS is not an option he could return to his native Colombia.
soccernet.espn.go.com /headlinenews?id=329773&cc=5901   (587 words)

 MLS playoffs: Ravov scores twice for Chicago which thwarts Revolution 2-1 to even series.
Defender Carlos Bocanegra slipped the ball in from the left sideline to midfielder Kelly Gray who made a diagonal run in his direction.
New England was dealt a blow with the late ejection of key defender Carlos Llamosa.
Llamosa was shown his second yellow card in the 90th minute for a hard foul on midfielder Dema Kovalenko on the flank.
www.soccertimes.com /mls/2002/games/sep29.htm   (617 words)

 SI.com - Soccer - US - World Cup defender rejoins Revs after holdout - Thursday February 20, 2003 06:52 PM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Llamosa, 33, signed a one-year contract at undisclosed financial terms.
After being taken fifth overall in last year's MLS Allocation Draft, Llamosa played in 14 regular season games and five playoff contests with the Revolution, helping them to an MLS Cup appearance.
Llamosa also has 29 caps with the U.S. national team.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/us/news/2003/02/20/llamosa_revs   (365 words)

 RevsNet - The New England Revolution Authority   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Revs head coach Steve Nicol breaks the news to the media that defender Carlos Llamosa is no longer with the team.
Llamosa appeared briefly at Gillette Stadium this morning in order to clean out his locker and bid farewell to his former teammates.
The loss of Llamosa leaves rookie Michael Parkhurst and Trinidad and Tobago veteran Avery John as the only two central defenders on the Revolution senior roster, although the team continues to search for help in that area.
revsnet.matchnight.com /default.cfm?page=ARTICLE&show=388   (459 words)

 CyberSoccerNews.com - L.A. Galaxy News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Carlos Llamosa's tight marking of Carlos Ruiz kept "El Pescadito" off the scoreboard, but the Galaxy striker still managed his first assist of the year.
Carlos Ruiz had his 16th goal of the season within sight after jostling with Carlos Llamosa while chasing the ball down the right side.
Llamosa slipped as he attempted to control the ball, allowing the Galaxy forward a clear run on goal.
www.cybersoccernews.com /mls/galaxy/020811galaxy_revs.shtml   (1589 words)

 MLS capsules: New England will be without Llamosa as two semifinal series begin.
Llamosa, who sat out the decisive third game of the quarterfinal round -- New England blanked Chicago 2-1 to advance -- because of the red card he received in the 90th minute of the Revolution's 2-1 loss in Game 2 at Chicago Sunday, had his suspension extended today.
Llamosa was shown his second yellow card and thus red for a hard foul on Fire midfielder Dema Kovalenko.
According to a league statement, "Llamosa's prolonged and aggressive dissent towards the officials and his failure to leave the field in a prompt and orderly manner after referee Ricardo Valenzuela showed the red card resulted in the additional fine and suspension for the Revolution defender."
www.soccertimes.com /mls/2002/oct03.htm   (1220 words)

 CNNSI.com - Soccer - US - United beats cap deadline, sends Llamosa to Miami - Sunday February 04, 2001 01:42 PM
Nearly every player was considered tradable, including Llamosa, who started 75 games over four seasons with United.
Kamler was a sixth-round pick by United in the 1996 draft and was traded to Miami during the 1999 season.
"Llamosa is synonymous with exceptional central defending," said Hudson.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/us/news/2001/02/03/united_fusion_trade_ap   (396 words)

 United States National Soccer Players Association - Carlos Llamosa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Llamosa was part of two MLS Cup-winning teams with United, and in 2001 he led a Miami Fusion defense that was hailed as one of the best in the league.
Personal: Llamosa moved to the United States in 1991, joining seven siblings who were already living in Queens, New York.
Llamosa became a U.S. citizen on October 23, 1998.
www.ussoccerplayers.com /players/carlos_llamosa   (535 words)

 BigSoccer Boards - Carlos Llamosa??
carlos may have a chance if the phantom defender comes in at the right price.
Llamosa seems to be on the outside looking in - Wilson is a longer, cheaper, more fit option in the short-run and Garcia is a former Argie U17 and U20 player with a few seasons of being a starter in the Argentine 1st Division, so he is a player on the rise.
When he was healthy and a bit younger, Carlos was great - But we remember him too much from the glory days - Gotta realize how old, fragile and costly he is - Getting Carlos is definitely a Plan C idea
www.bigsoccer.com /forum/printthread.php?t=201125   (345 words)

 New York City - News, Entertainment and Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
That morning, while Llamosa's car was being serviced, he watched the tragic moments unfold on the repair shop's TV, and was reminded of a day that he will always remember as one of the luckiest and saddest of his life.
Llamosa was working as a janitor in the World Trade Center in 1993.
He returned to find that six were dead, and 1,000 wounded, and that his cleaning company's office in the basement of the building had been destroyed by a terrorist bombing.
www.nynewsday.com /ny-treck162368440sep16,0,3809836.story   (702 words)

 ESPNsoccernet.com - MLS - MLS: Revs' Llamosa re-signs
FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts -- New England Revolution defender Carlos Llamosa, a veteran of the United States national team who has won two MLS Cups, on Thursday re-signed with Major League Soccer.
After being taken fifth overall in the MLS Allocation Draft, Llamosa played in 14 regular season games and five playoff contests with the Revolution, helping them to an MLS Cup appearance.
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 BigSoccer Boards - HOF: Carlos Llamosa
Was Carlos Llamosa's career worthy of induction for the Hall of Fame.
So even though I love what Carlos brought to DC's defense I doubt he'd be viewed highly enough by most voters to get into the Hall of Fame.
Godspeed, Carlos Llamosa, and best of luck in whatever you set your sights upon.
www.bigsoccer.com /forum/printthread.php?t=202356   (480 words)

 USATODAY.com - Another U.S. injury concern: Llamosa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
WARREN, N.J. — The next several days are crucial for defender Carlos Llamosa, who missed a U.S. team training camp and the first of three World Cup tuneup matches because of a lingering hamstring injury.
Llamosa, 32, a native Colombian who gained U.S. citizenship in 1998, played in nine matches during 2002 World Cup qualifying, seven as a starter.
Like injured midfielder Chris Armas, Llamosa might have to be replaced on Arena's final 23-member roster, which is due Tuesday.
www.usatoday.com /sports/soccer/cup2002/2002-05-16-notes.htm   (689 words)

 Ruiz scores both LA goals to edge New England, 2-1
Forward Carlos Ruiz notched both goals for the Galaxy, while New England's Jose Cancela successfully converted the Revolution's first penalty kick of the season to send the match into overtime.
Carlos Ruiz put the Galaxy ahead in the 22nd minute of play, netting his 11th goal of the season.
Kept onside by a withdrawn Carlos Llamosa, Ruiz evaded the attention of Shalrie Joseph and rushed into the penalty area.
www.mysoccer.com /mls3/la0823.phtml   (944 words)

 USATODAY.com - Llamosa re-ups with Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
(AP) — Defender Carlos Llamosa has re-signed with Major League Soccer and been returned to the New England Revolution.
The U.S. national team member had been linked with Atletico Nacional in his native Colombia in the offseason, but that deal reportedly fell through.
He has won the league championship with D.C. United in 1997 and '99 and is a two-time All-Star with United in 1999 and with the Miami Fusion in 2001.
www.usatoday.com /sports/soccer/mls/revolution/2003-02-20-llamosa_x.htm   (175 words)

 ::: MatchNight ::: - America's Soccer News Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
I was perturbed to read this morning that DC United has taken its former centre-back Carlos Llamosa on a three-day trial.
The last I read, Llamosa was a proper defender, with years of experience at club and international level.
DC fans may be praying that Carlos Llamosa is right at this moment running his ass off at RFK Auxiliary Field and tackling like a man looking for one last tilt at pro soccer.
www.matchnight.com /?Page=ARTICLE&articleid=625   (737 words)

 ABC Sports - U.S. could clinch Cup berth in Mexico
Not having played for the United States since the friendly against Brazil on March 3, Eddie Pope was a surprise starter in place of Carlos Llamosa in the central defense.
Carlos had a yellow card going into today, so we felt that we needed to have another centerback ready anyway.
On the substitutes bench who did not make it into the match were: GK Brad Friedel, D Gregg Berhalter, D Carlos Llamosa, M Cobi Jones and F Brian McBride.
espn.go.com /abcsports/columns/connolly_marc/2001/0620/1216695.html   (1108 words)

 Slidetackle Magazine - MLS News, Stories, Stats, and More...
As time began dwindling for the Revolution, New England was dealt a blow with the late ejection of key defender Carlos Llamosa.
Llamosa was shown his second yellow card of the night in the 90th minute for a hard foul on Dema Kovalenko near the sideline.
The ejection means that the Revs will have to play without Llamosa for the third and final game of the series.
www.slidetacklemagazine.com /mlspages/sep/chi21nepo092902.html   (730 words)

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