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Alexander Yi
Height: 6-2.
Weight: 175.
Born: February 27, 1982.
Hometown: Easton, MD.
School/Club: CONCACAF Potomac.

National Team: Made his international debut with the U.S. Under-17 National Team on February 13, 1998 against Mexico ... U-17: Played every minute at the '99 CONCACAF Qualifying Tournament in Montego Bay, Jamaica ... Scored first international goal against Tahiti on a header off a corner kick in New Zealand in '98 ... Played in 21 international matches for the U-17s in '98 ... High School: 1998 NSCAA Youth All-American ... Awarded all-met, all-league and all-county honors in '98 at McDonogh High School ... From his sweeper position he scored one goal in '98, dribbling from half-field and beating the keeper ... Personal: Father Kyom played for the Korean Youth National Team's ... Enjoys snow skiing, reading books and spending time with family ... Speaks Korean ... Played wide receiver his freshman year in high school ... Younger brother plays sweeper for East Regional Team ... Full name is Alexander Hyum Yi.

(1) Describe how it feels to play for your country? It is the best feeling of pride ever.
(2) What professional soccer player do you admire the most? Paulo Maldini.
(3) What do you know about the World Championship? Biggest tournament you can play in for your country.
(4) What has been the biggest sacrifice in your life? Coming to Florida away from family and friends.
(5) Most memorable soccer moment? Playing France and winning 3-0 in Austria.
(6) Person you admire the most? My father.
(7) Aspirations in soccer? Play in the 2004 Olympics.
(8) Strongest trait? Sportsmanship and easy going.