U.S. U-20 Men
Born: January 25, 1979.
Hometown: Watsonville, Calif.
College/Club: Kansas City Wizards (MLS).
Profile: A strong, play-making midfielder ... Made his Under-20 National Team
debut in a 6-0 victory over Bolivia on June 27, 1998 ... Scored his first U-20 goal in
a 3-1 victory over Jamaica on Dec. 12, 1998 in Richmond, Va. ... Was tabbed as a starter
in CONCACAF U-20 qualifying, he tore his right quadricep during the team's first
training session in Trinidad, an injury that prevented him from competing ... Signed a
Project-40 contract with Major League Soccer and was allocated to the Kansas City Wizards
... Previously played for the California Jaguars in the A-League ... Captain of the U.S.
Under-17 National Team that competed in the 1995 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Ecuador
... At age 15, he left home for a year to train at the famous Tahuichi Academy in Bolivia
... Favorite player is Argentina's Gabriel Batistuta ... Enjoys spending time with family