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  Eric Wynalda - Class of 2004
Wynalda was named to the All-Copa America team in 1995 leading the United States to the semifinals.
Eric was the first American-born striker to make the trek to play professionally in Europe and opened the doors for future American soccer players who have dreams of playing professional in Europe.
Eric was named the Honda Player of the Year in 1992 and then again in 1996, which is determined by the national sports media.
www.soccerhall.org /famers/Eric_Wynalda.htm   (478 words)

  
  Eric Wynalda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eric Wynalda (born June 9, 1969 in Fullerton, California) is a former American soccer forward, the all-time leading scorer for the U.S. National Team.
Wynalda scored the first goal ever in Major League Soccer in 1996 and was elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 2004.
Wynalda was loaned out to Club León in Mexico in 1999, and was traded by the Clash to the Miami Fusion later that year.
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 Eric Wynalda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Eric Wynalda (born June 9, 1969 in Westlake Village, California) is an American soccer forward, the all-time leading scorer for the US National Team.
Wynalda scored the first goal ever in Major League Soccer in 1996 and was elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 2004.
In 2000, Wynalda was traded to the New England Revolution, and in 2001, to the Chicago Fire, where he finished his career, ending up with a total of just 34 MLS goals (plus two in the playoffs).
www.123football.com /players/w/eric-wynalda/index.htm   (364 words)

  
 United Soccer Leagues (USL)
Eric Wynalda is a three-time World Cup veteran and is currently contracted with ABC and ESPN to cover the 2006 World Cup in Germany.
Wynalda is known by many in the soccer world as he currently holds the record for most goals scored (34) by any US Men's National Team member, and is also known for scoring the very first MLS goal in the inaugural match in April of 1996.
In 2004, Wynalda took a position with ABC and ESPN as a commentator and continues today to be a voice heard around the soccer world.
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 Eric Wynalda
Wynalda was born June 9, 1969 in Fullerton, California.
Wynalda started off his soccer career at Westlake Village High School, where he achieved status of first team All-State for three years in high school.
Eric and Amy had their first child in 1999.
www.scs.unr.edu /~arrigotd/Wynalda_page.htm   (244 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Eric Wynalda
Eric Wynalda (born June 9, 1969 in Fullerton, California) is a former American soccer forward, the all-time leading scorer for the U.S. National Team.
Wynalda scored twelve goals in the 1993-1994 season and was transfered to fellow Second Division club VfL Bochum at the end of the season for $850,000.
Wynalda was loaned out to Club León in Mexico in 1999, and was traded by the Clash to the Miami Fusion later that year.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Eric_Wynalda   (1388 words)

  
 United States National Soccer Players Association - Eric Wynalda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A forward who holds the record for most goals scored for the U.S., Eric Wynalda was a mainstay at the international level during the 1990s, earning the Honda Player of the Decade Award.
Wynalda was a youth teammate of fellow U.S. international Cobi Jones.
Eric had a chance to appear on Inside Soccer Radio where they talked about finding hidden talent in the American soccer pool.
www.ussoccerplayers.com /players/eric_wynalda   (703 words)

  
 Metroactive Features | World Cup Soccer
Eric came back to the United States from Germany two years ago to sign on for the first season of Major League Soccer, as one of the infant league's biggest stars.
Wynalda began working single-mindedly toward this moment when he was 6 years old and joined his first soccer team.
In films of the game, Clegg says Wynalda had a chance to equalize when the score was 1-0, but as he headed the ball, right on the fresh stitches, he flinched ever so slightly, and the ball sailed wide.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/07.02.98/cover/soccer-9826.html   (3497 words)

  
 USA TOPPLES HAITI IN GOLD CUP OPENER AT ORANGE BOWL - by La Cancha World Cup 2002
Forward Eric Wynalda set up the first goal by Jovan Kirovski and scored the second on a penalty kick, and Cobi Jones added a late insurance tally for the United States.
For Wynalda, the goal was his U.S. record 34th international strike in 104 career appearances, and his ninth in 19 Gold Cup matches.
Wynalda one-timed the pass back across the box with his left foot to Kirovski, who bounced his header off the crossbar and past the goalkeeper.
www.lacancha.com /news_021200.html   (495 words)

  
 Soccer USA -> Scott Jones©
Eric Wynalda: At first, it was a major issue, whether I would be able to participate in the World Cup, but the doctors have assured me that I will be able to recover in time -- and also have adequate time to train and play in some exhibition matches before the World Cup.
Eric Wynalda: I believe that this game against Iran is a wonderful opportunity for the sport of soccer to bring together two nations who have always had bitter relations with each other.
Eric Wynalda: When you're representing so many people as when you play for the US, when we are able to win and change the emotions of so many people, you have such an enormous sense of pride in your accomplishment.
www.freewebs.com /wynalda/ericwynalda.htm   (4181 words)

  
 United Soccer Leagues (USL)
Eric Wynalda is a three-time World Cup veteran and is currently contracted with ABC and ESPN to cover the 2006 World Cup in Germany.
Wynalda is known by many in the soccer world as he currently holds the record for most goals scored (34) by any US Men's National Team member, and is also known for scoring the very first MLS goal in the inaugural match in April of 1996.
In 2004, Wynalda took a position with ABC and ESPN as a commentator and continues today to be a voice heard around the soccer world.
www.uslsoccer.com /home/116103.html   (377 words)

  
 CNN/SI - MLS Soccer - Wynalda brings new outlook to Fusion debut - Thursday September 02, 1999 12:35 PM
Wynalda tore a ligament in his left knee in March while playing for Leon of Mexico's top league.
Wynalda will be rejoining a Fusion lineup that suffered the loss of leading scorer Diego Serna earlier in August.
Wynalda will team in the Fusion attack with Brazilian forward Welton, also acquired in a trade this season.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/mls/news/1999/09/02/wynalda_return_ap   (719 words)

  
 This Is American Soccer: The Barometer: a man without a country edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For Wynalda: saying what countless soccer fans are thinking; for editor and writer: taking the chance by putting it out there and thus sticking it to mainstream media and their silly ethics and commitment to research and fact-checking.
Inasmuch, if by publishing (and supporting the publishing of) Wynalda's supposedly off the record comments, certain people in the soccer world are no better and deserve just as little respect as the bigot on the radio and the TV host who vindictively baits his guests for ratings (let’s never forget Jim Everett).
Posted by: hokie soccer fan at April 14, 2007 10:56 AM Wynalda threatened Rome physically, as well as using a phrase generally thought to be insulting and debasing, all of which was said in a provocative manner, to make his point.
www.thisisamericansoccer.com /archives/2007/04/the_barometer_m.html   (3062 words)

  
 ESPNsoccernet - US - Canales: Wynalda champions Twellman
The outspoken Wynalda was at the match -- as a fan, not an announcer -- and, in his view, Twellman was long overdue.
Wynalda admired Twellman's fighting spirit in the face of numerous setbacks on the national team stage.
Wynalda expects McBride to be on the roster for Germany.
soccernet.espn.go.com /columns/story?id=357381&root=us&cc=5901   (1577 words)

  
 Wynalda vs Arena - FIFA World Cup 2006 - USA World Cup Team Blog
Eric Wynalda’s comment reminds me of the end scene of Zoolander, when Mugatu screams “I invented the keyboard necktie.” Both are funny because the people saying them are pathetic.
Eric is a cocky guy who played on really bad American teams and was on the most embarrasing team at the WC in 1998 that lost to Iran.
Wynalda is definitely not a polished commentator, but his remarks are what the US Soccer Community need to hear…sometimes the truth hurts.
usa.worldcupblog.org /group-e/wynalda-vs-arena.html   (7486 words)

  
 Casbah's Webster Notes
Minutes earlier, Causey had denied Wynalda in spectacular fashion by saving a 25-yard direct kick from near-center of the field, a shot reminiscent of his set-piece goal against Switzerland, and one which seemed destined for the back of the net the moment it left his foot.
Wynalda later described the 88th-minute goal as the best and most important one of his life.
Like Wynalda, Iroha had some difficulty in coordinating his play with the rest of the attack until the final 20 minutes.
www.thecasbah.org /webster/040696.html   (914 words)

  
 Wynalda a big fan of Twellman - The Boston Globe
Eric Wynalda has been boosting Taylor Twellman since first seeing him perform as an opponent in Charleston, S.C., three years ago.
Wynalda predicted then that Twellman would break his goal-scoring record with the US national team, and though Twellman has yet to convert in an international game, Wynalda is maintaining his faith.
Twellman relies more on power and strength than Wynalda, who was a polished and technical player, but both have displayed exceptional concentration and purpose near the goal.
www.boston.com /sports/soccer/articles/2005/05/23/wynalda_a_big_fan_of_twellman   (702 words)

  
 Chicago misfire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Wynalda, who retired from Major League Soccer in 2001, rejoined his Chicago Fire team for the MLS exhibition match at At-A-Glance Field.
Eric Wynalda misfired on a second-half breakaway during the National Soccer Hall of Fame Game on Monday, and the Chicago Fire lost to the MetroStars, 2-0.
Wynalda and Caligiuri became the first former MLS players to be inducted.
www.thedailystar.com /sports/2004/10/12/sphofgam.html   (1060 words)

  
 MLSnet.com -- The Official Site of Major League Soccer
ESPN2 analyst Eric Wynalda hails the winning attitude of the Chicago Fire, the team he judges to be the best in MLS in 2003.
Wynalda believes the playoffs may take the chance away from the Fire to add to its U.S. Open Cup triumph with an MLS Cup.
Eric was too great of a player to end up bitter at his own elite group, which made the first two years of MLS perhaps the best ones of this now-failing league.
www.mlsnet.com /content/03/datastore/90min1025wynalda.html   (3502 words)

  
 AllSports' Major League Soccer MLS Coverage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Wynalda will return to MLS at the conclusion of the Torneo de Verano in May.
Eric has performed well with the national team in training and wanted to play a full schedule of games during the winter.
The 29-year-old Wynalda was the first player alocated to the San Jose Clash signing with Major League Soccer on January 8, 1996.
www.allsports.com /mls/19990114-2.htm   (615 words)

  
 ESPN.com: SPORTSNATION - Chat-6402(Insider)
Wynalda burst onto the scene as part of the United States 1990 FIFA World Cup squad.
Wynalda also played in the CONCACAF Gold Cup (1991, 1993, 1996, 1998 and 2000) and the Copa America (1993 and 1995).
Wynalda scored the first goal in MLS history, became the first American-born striker to play professionaly in Europe, and earned the Honda Player of the Decade award in 2000.
proxy.espn.go.com /chat/chatESPN?event_id=6402   (282 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports > Soccer -- Outspoken (again)
Eric Wynalda has called Los Angeles Galaxy general manager (and former national-team roommate) Alexi Lalas a “liar.” He said U.S. national coach Bruce Arena “screwed up this World Cup” moments after elimination last summer and demanded his immediate dismissal.
But Wynalda, already beloved for his candid nature on an otherwise vanilla menu of American soccer commentators, figures to achieve a sort of cult status among soccer loyalists for articulating what many of them have been thinking for years – although perhaps not so explicitly.
Wynalda was listening and phoned in to apologize, explaining that fans in the bar brought up Rome's famed dislike of soccer and he was merely responding to their provocations.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/soccer/20070411-9999-lz1s11rome.html   (806 words)

  
 Battery To Face MLS's Burn and Revolution
Wynalda is a veteran of three World Cup Finals (1990, 1994 and 1998) and in 2000 was voted the Honda Player of the Decade.
Wynalda started in all four of the US's matches and scored one of the goals of the tournament, a superb curling free kick in the 1-1 tie with Switzerland.
Prior to turning pro Wynalda played three years for San Diego State University, where as a freshman his team advanced to the NCAA Final Four and he was named San Diego State's Freshman Athlete of the Year.
www.charlestonbattery.com /news02/031402.htm   (670 words)

  
 Eric Wynalda #11
Eric was traded to New England on July 8, 2000 in exchange for Ivan McKinley.
Eric made his debut for the national side on Feb. 2, 1990 against Costa Rica.
Eric was traded to Chicago on May 3, 2001 along with a 2002 conditional MLS SuperDraft pick for John Wolyniec and a 2002 conditional MLS SuperDraft choice.
www.nhsoccer.com /rev/roster/wynalda.htm   (256 words)

  
 Casbah's Webster Notes
Only a few minutes later, Eric Wynalda, seeming to slip into his new midfield role with some confidence, found some space at the top of the box and was given the time to turn and shoot.
Eric touched it once with a header that put it past KC defender Okafor and deep into the box.
Eric was constantly involved in the play, and his continual challenges for goal-kicks and the like were, well, amazing.
www.thecasbah.org /webster/092196.html   (1136 words)

  
 Miami trades Wynalda to Revolution.
Eric Wynalda, who had missed the Miami Fusion's last 14 games with a lower leg injury, was traded to the New England Revolution for defender\midfielder Ivan McKinley.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (July 8, 2000) -- Oft-injured striker Eric Wynalda, the leading scorer in the history of the United States men’s national team, was traded today by the Miami Fusion to the New England Revolution for South African defender\midfielder Ivan McKinley.
Wynalda has scored one goal and recorded one assist in the six games he has played this season with the Fusion.
www.soccertimes.com /mls/2000/jul08.htm   (729 words)

  
 Eric Wynalda: 'Jim Rome Can Suck My D---' - Sports Blog | SOCCER Blog - The FanHouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Eric Wynalda is the all-time leading scorer for the U.S. national soccer team.
Eric Wynalda is a wuss that needs to check himself because he does play soccer which will never ever be big time in the US.
Wynalda made a foolish mistake by falling for Jim Rome's anti-soccer gimmick...as that is all his hate for soccer is, a mere gimmick.
soccer.aolsportsblog.com /2007/04/04/eric-wynalda-jim-rome-can-suck-my-d   (1833 words)

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