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U.S. U-20 Men
player pool

U.S. soccer FORWARD
Jamar Beasley
Height: 5-10.
Weight: 160.
Born: October 11, 1979.
Hometown: Fort Wayne, Ind.
College/Club: New England Revolution (MLS).

Profile: A forward with the ability to change a game with his speed and skill ... Made his Under-20 National Team debut on April 4, 1998 in a 1-1 draw versus Iceland ... Has been one of the U-20 National Team's most consistent goal scorers ... Netted the game-winner in 1-0 victory over Denmark at the '99 Copa de Atlantico earlier this year ... Second in the team in scoring in '98 with 8 goals in 14 international matches ... Also scored 9 goals in non- international matches ... Scored one goal (against Canada) and added three assists during CONCACAF U-20 qualifying ... Signed a Project-40 contract with U.S. Soccer and Major League Soccer directly out of high school and was allocated to the New England Revolution on February 27, 1998 ... Featured in the April 13, 1998 issue of Sports Illustrated where he was suggested to be the "Kobe Bryant of U.S. Soccer" ... Scored 28 goals during his senior year at South Side High School (Ft. Wayne, Ind.) and set an Indiana State record with 107 career goals ... A 1998 Parade Magazine All-American selection ... Favorite international player is Brazil's Rivaldo ... Brother, DaMarcus, is a star with the U.S. U-17 National Team ... Enjoys reading and playing basketball.