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Regis, Friedel, Stewart, Reyna are among U.S. standouts overseas.

Stewart is hero, scoring in first minute allowing NAC Breda to surprise rival Feyenoord 1-0.

Olsen, Stewart notch key goals in victories; start for Friedel is delayed.

Stewart called in for match with Argentina.

U.S. soccer MIDFIELDER
Earnie Stewart
Height: 5-9 (1.76 m).
Weight: 145 (66 kg).
Born: March 28, 1969, in Veghel, Holland.
Hometown: Point Arena, California.
College: n/a.
Club: NAC Breda (Dutch Second Division).


             U.S. National Team Statistics 2001

Opponent       Date   Score  GP  GS   MIN   G   A  Pts  Y   R

Mexico        Feb 28   2-0    1   1    90   1   0   2   0   0 CONCACAF Qualifying
Honduras      Mar 28   2-1    1   1    90   1   0   2   0   0 CONCACAF Qualifying
Costa Rica    Apr 25   1-0    1   1    90   0   0   0   0   0 CONCACAF Qualifying

Total                         3   3   270   2   0   4   0   0

National Team
Year Record GP G A Pts
1990 0-1-0 1 0 0 0
1992 2-4-1 7 0 0 0
1993 2-3-1 6 2 1 5
1994 1-3-3 7 1 0 2
1995 3-4-2 9 1 2 4
1996 4-1-0 5 0 1 1
1997 3-0-4 7 1 0 2
1998 3-5-1 9 1 0 2
1999 3-2-0 5 0 1 1
2000 5-1-2 8/7 4 4 12
2001 3-0-0 3/3 2 0 4
Total 29-24-14 67 12 9 33
World Cup
Year Venue GP G A Pts
1994 USA '94 4 1 0 2
1998 France '98 3 0 0 0
Total 7 1 0 2
Professional
Year Club GP G A Pts
1988-89 Venlo (Dutch 2nd) 27 3 - -
1989-90 Venlo (Dutch 2nd) 35 12 - -
1990-91 Willem II (Dutch 1st) 33 17 - -
1991-92 Willem II (Dutch 1st) 33 8 - -
1992-93 Willem II (Dutch 1st) 20 4 - -
1993-94 Willem II (Dutch 1st) 31 7 - -
1994-95 Willem II (Dutch 1st) - 10 - -
1995-96 Willem II (Dutch 1st) - 3 - -
1996-97 NAC Breda (Dutch 1st) 28 9 - -
1997-98 NAC Breda (Dutch 1st) 30 6 - -
1998-99 NAC Breda (Dutch 2nd) - 7 - -
1999-2000 NAC Breda (Dutch 2nd) 16 3 - -
Total - 89 - -

U.S. National Team: Best known for scoring the game-winning goal in the USA's 2-1 victory over Colombia in the 1994 World Cup, a game that pushed the Americans into the second round ... Still one of the fastest players on the U.S. team ... 1999: Was with the U.S. team on two occasions in 1999, for the 1-0 victory over Argentina as well as during the USA's third-place finish at the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup ... His clever back-heel pass set up Joe-Max Moore's heroics in the historic win over Argentina ... 1998: Participated in his second World Cup, playing in all three of the USA's matches ... Scored one goal in nine games, a tally against Kuwait on May 24 in Portland, Ore. ... 1997: Played two 90- minute games on two different continents in less than 23 hours, scoring the game-winning goal in the 89th minute for NAC Breda in a 1-0 win over MVV on Sept. 8 just hours after catching a flight in Portland immediately following a 90- minute appearance in the USA's 1-0 World Cup qualifying victory over Costa Rica on Sept. 7 ... Scored a goal in the USA's 3-0 World Cup qualifying win over Canada March 16, 1997, one of his best performances in a U.S. uniform ...1996: Played in five of six World Cup '98 qualifying matches in 1996, recording one assist ... 1995: Scored a goal vs. Uruguay in a 2-2 tie and tallied an assist vs. Nigeria and Chile, starting a total of nine games ... A regular starter for the U.S. team which won the '95 U.S. Cup and advanced to the semifinals of Copa America ... 1994: Played 327 minutes and started all four games during the '94 World Cup, scoring the game-winner vs. Colombia ... 1993: The speedy and skillful forward scored twice for the U.S. team in 1993 ... His first came against Germany in U.S. Cup '93 on June 13 and his second against Iceland on Aug. 31 ... Played in all three U.S. Cup '93 matches as a substitute ... 1992: Played in all three matches for the USA in its U.S. Cup '92 championship ... 1990: Made his debut with the U.S. National Team against Portugal on Dec. 19, 1990 ... First Appearance: Dec. 19, 1990, vs. Portugal ... First Goal: June 13, 1993, vs. Germany.

Professional: Currently playing with NAC Breda in the Dutch Second Division ... Has tallied more than 50 goals in Holland since 1990 ... 1999-2000: Is a big part of NAC Breda's push to return to the Dutch Honor Division after being relegated in 1998-99 ... Midway through the season, he had appeared in 16 games (all starts), scoring three goals ... NAC Breda was 13-3-0 during the first half of the season with Stewart in the line-up ... 1998-99: Finished his third season with NAC Breda with seven goals, including both goals in a 2-2 draw against Heerenveen on March 6, 1999 ... Couldn't keep NAC Breda from being relegated to the second division ... 1997-98: Scored six goals in 30 games (all starts) for NAC Breda while hopping back and forth between Holland and his U.S. World Cup commitments ... 1996-97: His first season with NAC Breda, who acquired him in the summer from Willem II, he scored an impressive nine goals in 28 games (close to a one in three strike rate) ... 1990-1996: In six seasons with Willem II, he established himself as a top flight goal scorer with 49 goals in 170 games ... Scored 3 goals in 1995-96, 10 goals in 1994-95, 7 goals in 1993-94 and 4 goals in 1992-93 for Willem II ... Was third in league scoring in Holland in 1990-91 with 17 goals in 33 games ... 1988- 1990: Joined Willem II after scoring 15 goals in 62 games across two seasons with V.V. Venlo of the Dutch second division ... Helped the team to a fifth place finish in 1990, scoring 12 goals in 35 games and sparking interest from Willem II ... Amateur: Started playing at age 11 in Uden ... Played amateur soccer until he was 17 before signing his first professional contract with Venlo in 1989.

Personal: Named after his father, Earnie, a retired U.S. Air Force veteran and former American football player in Houston, Texas, who is employed as a civilian at Soesterberg Air Force Base ... His Dutch mother, Annemien, was a track sprinter ... Lived in the United States from age 2 through 7 (1971 through 1976) in Point Arena, Calif., but played no soccer in the USA ... The only player representing the U.S. Men's National Team to ever appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated (June 1994) ... Has the smallest feet on the U.S. team at 5 1/2 ... Does not enjoy flying, but has logged more miles in an airplane than nearly every other U.S. player due to the frequent trans-Atlantic trips ... Resides in Uden, Holland.

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