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Two goals, two assists from Jones, too much for South Africa; U.S. prevails with 4-0 rout.

Jones takes to heart Arena's plea for a finisher by providing dominant effort.

Jones nets two goals, Mathis, Victorine excel, L.A. blasts United 4-0.

Jones nets 3rd straight winner, providing 1-0 win over Peru in Gold Cup.

Last-minute Jones goal could play large role in U.S. Gold Cup quest.

Jones heroic strike in 88th minute provides 2-1 victory over Chile.

Hamm takes Chevrolet award fifth year in row; Jones is menís winner.

Jones wins Honda award as best U.S. national team player.

U.S. soccer MIDFIELDER
Cobi Jones
Height: 5-7 (1.70 m).
Weight: 145 (66 kg).
Born: June 16, 1970, in Detroit, Michigan.
Hometown: Westlake Village, California.
College: UCLA.
Club: Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS).


               U.S. National Team Statistics 2001

Opponent       Date   Score  GP  GS   MIN   G   A  Pts  Y   R

Colombia       Feb 3   0-1    1   1    62   0   0   0   1   0
Mexico        Feb 28   2-0    1   1    90   0   0   0   0   0 CONCACAF Qualifying
Brazil         Mar 3   1-2    1   0    30   0   0   0   0   0
Honduras      Mar 28   2-1    1   0    20   0   0   0   0   1 CONCACAF Qualifying

Total                         4   2   202   0   0   0   1   1

National Team
Year Record GP G A Pts
1992 0-0-1 1 1 2 4
1993 8-12-10 30 2 5 9
1994 5-9-9 23 2 0 4
1995 4-5-3 12 1 4 6
1996 10-3-1 14 2 0 4
1997 4-5-5 14 0 1 1
1998 5-6-4 15 0 0 0
1999 4-3-4 8 0 0 0
2000 8-2-6 16/12 6 9 21
2001 2-2-0 4/2 0 0 0
Total 52-47-40 139 14 21 49
World Cup
Year Venue GP G A Pts
1994 USA '94 3 0 0 0
1998 France '98 3 0 0 0
Total 7 0 0 0
Professional
Year Club GP G A Pts
1994-95 Coventry City (English Premier) - 2 - -
1996 Vasco de Gama (Brazil 1st) - - - -
1996 L.A. Galaxy (MLS) 28 7 4 18
1997 L.A. Galaxy (MLS) 26 7 9 23
1998 L.A. Galaxy (MLS) 24 19 13 51
1999 L.A. Galaxy (MLS) 28 8 8 24
2000 L.A. Galaxy (MLS) 25/25 7 6 20
Total (MLS) 131/- 48 40 136
College
Year Club GP G A Pts
1988 UCLA 21 4 7 15
1989 UCLA 23 8 7 23
1990 UCLA 24 3 5 11
1991 UCLA 22 8 18 34
Total 90 23 37 83
NCAA Champion - 1990

U.S. National Team: One of only two players on the 1998 World Cup squad to have played every game in the 1994 and 1998 World Cups ... He is the youngest men's player in the world to reach 100 international appearances ... One of the fastest players on the U.S. team ... 1999: A member of the bronze medal-winning squad at the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup in Mexico ... Broke from his normal midfield position to play as a forward on certain occasions ... 1998: Recipient of U.S. Soccer's 1998 Chevrolet Male Athlete of the Year Award ... Played every minute in France '98 ... His 100th cap came in an historic 1-0 win over world champions Brazil in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup ... 1996: Played in 14 games in 1996, notching a World Cup qualifying goal in a 2-1 loss to Costa Rica in San Jose ... Scored the game-winning goal in the USA's 2-1 win over Scotland May 26 ... 1995: Scored the game-winning goal in a 3-2 win over Nigeria in U.S. Cup '95, his biggest international goal ... A member of the U.S. team that advanced to the semifinals of Copa America in Uruguay ... Tallied a patented end-line crossing assist on the second goal in the 3-0 win over Argentina in Copa America, one of U.S. Soccer's greatest victories ... 1993: Led the USA in appearances during 1993 with 30 and tied for the team lead in assists during 1993 with five ... 1992: Scored a brilliant goal and assisted on two others in just his third match for the U.S. National Team in a 5-2 victory over Ivory Coast Oct. 19, 1992, in the Intercontinental Championship in Saudi Arabia ... A member of the 1992 U.S. Olympic Team, he played in all three matches for the USA in the 1992 Summer Olympics ... Pre-1991: Played with the gold-medal winning U.S. team at the Pan American Games in 1991, tallying a goal and an assist vs. Canada ... Participated in 1989 and '90 Olympic Festivals ... First Appearance: Sept. 3, 1992, vs. Canada ... First Goal: Oct. 19, 1992, vs. Ivory Coast.

Professional: Finalist for the 1998 MLS Most Valuable Player award ... Is a four-time MLS All-Star ... 1999: Had another strong year, lifting the Galaxy to their second appearance in the MLS Cup Final ... Led the Galaxy with 8 goals and 24 points ... 1998: Finished second in MLS scoring with 19 goals and 51 points ... Scored more goals and assists in 1998 than in his first two seasons combined in MLS ... 1997: Scored 7 goals and 8 assists in 26 games for L.A. ... 1996: Helped lead the L.A. Galaxy to MLS Cup '96 and the Western Conference championship, scoring seven goals and four assists in the regular season ... Before signing with the L.A. Galaxy of Major League Soccer, he played for half a season with Vasco da Gama in the Brazilian first division ... 1994-95: Signed a one-year contract with Coventry City of the English Premier League Aug. 8, 1994 ... Debuted with Coventry City Sept. 16, figuring in both Coventry goals in a 2-1 victory over Leeds he assisted on the first goal and was taken down for a penalty kick on the other ... Notched his first goal for Coventry in a 1-0 win over Norwich Nov. 19, 1994 ... Scored a second game-winning goal for Coventry on Feb. 11, 1995 in a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace ... 1992: Trained with FC Cologne of the German first division in October/November 1992.

College: Tied for the most assists over four years at UCLA ... Made the 1988 Bruins team as a non-scholarship player, and finished as the team's top freshman scorer with four goals and seven assists ... Second-team National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American in 1991 ... High School: Earned three varsity letters while attending Westlake High in Westlake Village, Calif. ... Lettered in track at Westlake High.

Personal: Hosts his own television show "MTV Mega-Dose," an informative special on health and fitness ... Made a guest appearance on Beverly Hills 90210 in 1994 ... Resides in West Hills, Calif. ... An avid reader, he goes through an average three books a month ... Shared the same name (Cobi) with the 1992 Barcelona Games mascot.

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