This month 25 years ago, Eric Wynalda, who between playing in the 1990 and 1994 World Cups broke through in Germany, scored the first MLS goal in its 1996 inaugural game.
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SA's 50th Anniversary (Still in the News): The Alexi Lalas covers
SA's 50th Anniversary (Still in the News): The Tab Ramos covers
SA's 50th Anniversary (Still in the News): The John Harkes covers
SA's 50th Anniversary (Still in the News): The Claudio Reyna covers
SA 50th Anniversary: The Bob Bradley Chapters -- an American coach's unmatched odyssey
SA 50th Anniversary: The Bob Gansler Chapters
1991: U.S. women begin their journey to world power
1977: Pele playing for Team America, Walt Chyzowych and Hartwick's title
Early 1970s: Goalkeeper Bruce Arena, fathers of future stars, Clive Toye, Joe Morrone, et al.
1971: Year 1 included names that reappeared often long after
1991: Bora guides USA to historic tournament performance
1990: USA's World Cup return finished off by Italy and Austria
1990: Paul Gardner on the Nomads, Dallas Cup and George Donnelly; Gus Martins on Jimmy Banks
1980: Johan Cruyff, Franz Beckenbauer, George Best, Americans in the NASL, and women's soccer
1990: The USA's 1990 World Cup opener 'Baptism of Fire'
1990 Meola's gloves, Windischmann cap record, Wynalda goals
1990: USA returns to the World Cup