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U.S. soccer DEFENDER
Carlos Parra
Height: 6-1.
Weight: 175.
Born: February 3, 1977.
Hometown: West Haven, Connecticut.
School: n/a. Club: New England Revolution (MLS).

National Team
Year Record GP G A Pts
Total - - - - -
Year Club GP/GS G A Pts
1997 MetroStars (MLS) 4/3 0 0 0
1998 MetroStars
Miami Fusion (MLS)
18/16 0 2 2
1999 Miami Fusion
N.E. Revolution (MLS)
21/11 1 1 3
2000 N.E. Revolution (MLS) 14/4 0 0 0
Total (MLS) 57/34 1 3 5

Under-23: Has appeared in 3 of 4 U-23 matches in 2000 ... Earned four caps in 1999 and two in 1998 ... Under-20: Is a member of the U.S. squad that competed in the 1997 World Youth Championship in Malaysia ... Earned 14 caps for the U.S. U-20 National Team, scoring one goal and tallying one assist.

Professional: Scored his first MLS goal in playing 12 games for the New England Revolution in 1999 ... Started seven games for the Miami Fusion in 1999 and tallied one assist before being traded to the New England Revolution on June 4, 1999 in exchange for midfielder Tony Kuhn ... Started 16 games for the Fusion in 1998, registering two assists ... Appeared in two games as a sub before being traded from the MetroStars to the Fusion on June 5, 1998 for U-23 teammate Ramiro Corrales ... Served as captain of the Pro-40 Select team for 10 games during the 1998 season in the A-League ... Started the MetroStars first three games in 1997, including all 90 minutes alongside Italian great Roberto Donadoni in the season opener ... Played a total of 273 minutes in four games in his rookie season of 1997 ... Became the first player to sign a Project-40 contract on March 1, 1997 ... Spent part of the off-season training with Sunderland of the English first division.

College: Turned down a scholarship at the University of Maryland and a tour of Italy and Austria to sign with the U.S. U-18 National Team in 1995 ... High School: Was a two-time Parade Magazine All-American at Hamden High School in West Haven, Conn. ... Guided his high school to four New England Championships ... Named to the NSCAA All-America Team, All-New England Team, All-State Team and All-Area Team in 1995.

Personal: Is fluent in Spanish.

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