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Tony Meola

Personal information
Full nameAntonio Michael Meola
Place of birthBelleville, NJ, United States
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Club information
Current clubRetired

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Antonio Michael "Tony" Meola (born February 21, 1969) is an American former soccer goalkeeper who played for the United States national team at the 1990 and 1994 World Cups, and from 1996 to 2006 played in Major League Soccer, the U.S. top soccer division, where he obtained multiple honors. He currently plays for charity team Global United FC.

In 1999, he was named by The Star-Ledger as one of the top ten New Jersey high school soccer players of the 1980s.

Meola not only excelled at soccer, he was a three-sport varsity letterman. He was the captain of the school's basketball team and was named an All-State baseball player in 1987. The New York Yankees drafted him out of high school. Meola later played in their farm system.

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