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Ryan Futagaki
Height: 5-5.
Weight: 135.
Born: January 17, 1980.
Hometown: Fountain Valley, Calif.
College/Club: UCLA.

Profile: Small in stature, but large in skill, this midfielder has loads of technical ability ... Made his Under-20 National Team debut on April 4, 1998 in a 1-1 draw versus Iceland ... Scored his first international goal in a 1-1 tie with Jamaica on July 25 in Miami ... Recently completed his freshman year at UCLA, where he plays for U-20 National Team coach Sigi Schmid ... A 1998 Parade Magazine All-American selection following his senior season at Fountain Valley H.S., when he scored 12 goals and added eight assists ... Named to Soccer America's list of Top 25 collegiate recruits ... Captained his club team, the Mission Viejo Patedores to the national semifinals ... Favorite player is former Argentina great Diego Maradona ... Enjoys snowboarding, surfing and playing volleyball.