U.S. U-20 Men
Born: January 17, 1980.
Hometown: Fountain Valley, Calif.
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.