Watch: The shot heard round the world by Paul Caligiuri 30 years ago

On Nov. 19, 1989, the USA needed to beat Trinidad & Tobago in Port of Spain to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1950. Paul Caligiuri  provided the goal in a 1-0 win.


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2 comments about "Watch: The shot heard round the world by Paul Caligiuri 30 years ago".
  1. Richard Beal, November 20, 2019 at 1:10 p.m.

    My wife and I were there.  We stood for about 5 hrs.  One side of our faces was sunburned bright red.  It was so packed that we couldn't move.  The Trinadadian people gave us water and food because there were no concessions that we could get too.  Don't regret it thougn.  It was great.

  2. Kevin Leahy, November 20, 2019 at 4:46 p.m.

    My favorite national team memory! 

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