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Marcelo Balboa

Marcelo Balboa
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Full nameMarcelo Balboa
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing positionDefender

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Marcelo Balboa (born August 8, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American former soccer defender who played in the 1990s for the U.S. national team, becoming its captain. After retiring from playing, he has worked as a commentator for ESPN and ABC and MLS games on HDNet and Altitude. He is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

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Amazing bicycle kick goal.
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As seen just before the opening match of the 1994 FIFA world Cup against Switzerland.
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Balboa barely misses what would have been one of the most spectacular goals in World Cup history.
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The best goals of the year in MLS since its inaugural year in 1996 as well as some the best we have seen in 2011.
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Profile of The United States National Soccer Team AFSO Sports Report Monday's 8:00PM - 9:00PM(PST) on Noor TV www.afso.org - www.noor-tv.com.
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Beuatiful goals, all overhead kicks. Some of them are really amazing, watch and enjoy! 1. Marc Wilmots 2. Admir Aganovic 3. Kevin-Prince Boateng 4. Eliran At...
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The USA takes on the Commonwealth of Independent States in at the Pontiac Silverdome outside of Detroit in an international friendly from 1992. Eric Wynalda ...
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Great misses that would have been one of the goals of the century 1. Brazil vs. Scotland 1974 WC 2. Marco Van Basten vs. Germany Euro 1992 3. Maradona vs. En...
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Univision presenta cobertura exclusiva en vivo de los partidos de la Copa Oro ... - PR Newswire (Comunicado de prensa) Tweet this news
PR Newswire (Comunicado de prensa)--El analista invitado es -Marcelo Balboa-, ex capitán de la selección nacional de fútbol de Estados Unidos. La celebridad de Univision Jackie Guerrido y el actor/presentador Ernesto Laguardia también se sumarán a es - Date : Fri, 03 Jun 2011 21:31:59 GMT+00:00
Primer round: empate - La Prensa Gráfica Tweet this news
La Prensa Gráfica--Mourinho reinventó a su Madrid con Pepe como contención, y tejió una telaraña tal que ni siquiera un suspiro hubiera sido capaz de pasar sin ser cortado o barrido ayer por el medio campo merengue, revestido de un espíritu al mejor - Date : Sun, 17 Apr 2011 03:45:33 GMT+00:00
Round uno: Real Madrid 1-1 Barcelona - Diario La Página El Salvador Tweet this news
Diario La Página El Salvador---...- m.35: unos minutos atrás para -Marcelo-. La primera del Madrid m.34: Adriano corta una buena llegada de Ronaldo...se jugó la segunda amarilla el jugador culé..... Una pregunta para Miguel: si amigo todos los partido - Date : Sat, 16 Apr 2011 21:56:07 GMT+00:00
Siete por las semis y dos por la permanencia - El Diario CoLatino Tweet this news
El Diario CoLatino--En tanto, en el estadio “Marcelino Imbers”, de La Unión, Atlético -Balboa- recibe a la UES, duelo al que los universitarios llegan urgidos de sumar puntos para salir de las últimas posiciones y mantenerse en la liga de privilegi - Date : Wed, 13 Apr 2011 18:37:41 GMT+00:00
US Men's National team ready to face Argentina on Saturday - Potomac Soccer Wire Tweet this news
Potomac Soccer Wire--With his next appearance he will assume sole possession of third place on the USA's all-time cap list, passing -Marcelo Balboa-. Coincidentally, he earned his 100th cap against Argentina in the teams' previous meeting. A tot - Date : Fri, 25 Mar 2011 17:23:33 GMT+00:00
Reconocen a la priísta Minerva May López - El Heraldo de Tabasco Tweet this news
El Heraldo de Tabasco--En dicho evento el líder estatal del Revolucionario Institucional, Adrián Hernández -Balboa- manifestó que "en el PRI tenemos a los mejores hombre y mujeres de nuestro país, para poder cimentar una gran organización p - Date : Sun, 03 Apr 2011 08:31:19 GMT+00:00
Ex presidentes acusados no deben señalar al Congreso local: AHB - El Heraldo de Tabasco Tweet this news
El Heraldo de Tabasco--El partido no protegerá a ningun alcalde que atente contra los recursos del municipio, dijo Adrián Hernández -Balboa-. (Foto: -Marcelo- López/El Heraldo de Tabasco) Villahermosa, Tabasco.- El dirigente estatal del Partido Revolu - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 07:06:02 GMT+00:00
Orange Slices! USA vs. Argentina - The Shin Guardian Tweet this news
The Shin Guardian--Argentina: 30.5 Bald is beautiful: With a cap in this game, Landon Donovan passes -Marcelo Balboa- for 3rd place outright on the US caps list. In a role reminiscent of one that Rico Clark played during qualifying, Maurice Edu is rumored - Date : Sat, 26 Mar 2011 07:31:24 GMT+00:00
Agudelo's goal gives US 1-1 tie against Argentina - SI.com Tweet this news
SI.com--"We are all very happy with our play, how we controlled the ball, which is our idea. We have to continue on that direction.'' NOTES: With his 129th international appearance, Donovan moved past -Marcelo Balboa- into sole possessi - Date : Sun, 27 Mar 2011 04:11:39 GMT+00:00
Juan Agudelo's goal gives U.S. 1-1 tie against Argentina - MyCentralJersey.com Tweet this news
MyCentralJersey.com--Agudelo charged in and knocked it into the net, shocking the Albiceleste and provoking wild cheers. NOTES: With his 129th international appearance, Donovan moved past -Marcelo Balboa- into sole possession of third place on the US list - Date : Sun, 27 Mar 2011 02:44:03 GMT+00:00

Major League Soccer, MLS All-Time Best XI

GoalkeeperTony Meola
DefendersJeff Agoos, Marcelo Balboa, Eddie Pope
MidfieldersLandon Donovan, Marco Etcheverry, Piotr Nowak, Preki, Carlos Valderrama
ForwardsBrian McBride, Jaime Moreno

Honda Player of the Year

begin1991: Hugo Perez * 1992: Eric Wynalda * 1993: Thomas Dooley * 1994: Marcelo Balboa * 1995: Alexi Lalas * 1996: Eric Wynalda * 1997: Eddie Pope * 1998: Cobi Jones * 1999: Kasey Keller * 2000: Claudio Reyna * 2001: Earnie Stewart * 2002: Landon Donovan * 2003: Landon Donovan * 2004: Landon Donovan * 2005: Kasey Keller * 2006: Clint Dempsey * 2007: Landon Donovan * 2008: Landon Donovan * 2009: Landon Donovanend

United States squad 1990 FIFA World Cup

Meola, Trittschuh, Doyle, Banks, Windischmann, Harkes, Ramos, Bliss, Sullivan, Vermes, Wynalda, Krumpe, Eichmann, Stollmeyer, Armstrong, Murray, Balboa, Keller, Henderson, Caligiuri, Covone, Vanole
Coach : Gansler

United States squad 1992 King Fahd Cup

Meola, Michallik, Lapper, Murray, - , Harkes, Pérez, Kinnear, Ramos, Vermes, Wynalda, Harbor, Jones, Quinn, DeBrito, Balboa, Dodd, Henderson, Caligiuri, Clavijo, Wegerle
Coach : Milutinović

United States squad 1994 FIFA World Cup

Meola, Lapper, Burns, Kooiman, Dooley, Harkes, Pérez, Stewart, Ramos, Wegerle, Wynalda, Sommer, Jones, Klopas, Moore, Sorber, Balboa, Friedel, Reyna, Caligiuri, Clavijo, Lalas
Coach : Milutinović

United States squad 1998 FIFA World Cup

Friedel, Hejduk, Pope, Burns, Dooley, Regis, Wegerle, Stewart, Moore, Ramos, Wynalda, Agoos, Jones, Preki, Deering, Sommer, Balboa, Keller, Maisonneuve, McBride, Reyna, Lalas
Coach : Sampson

United States squad 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup Third Place

Friedel, Hejduk, Berhalter, Fraser, Brown, Harkes, Lewis, Stewart, Moore, Kirovski, Bravo, Agoos, Jones, McKeon, Williams, Llamosa, Balboa, Keller, Olsen, McBride
Coach : Arena



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