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Roy Wegerle

Position: Forward

Height: 5-11 (1.81 m)

Weight: 170 (75 kg)

Born: March 19, 1964, in Pretoria, South Africa

Hometown: Tampa, Florida

College: University of South Florida

Club: Colorado Rapids (MLS)

National Team: Came on as a substitute in all four games of the 1994 World Cup ... Started all three U.S. Cup '93 matches and played 10 times for the USA in 1993, picking up four assists ...

Professional: Played 1994-95 season for Coventry City in the English Premier League, his 10th year in England ... Traded to Coventry by Blackburn Rovers in March 1993 ... Had his best season in professional soccer with Queens Park Rangers during the 1990-91 year when he was third in league scoring with 19 goals ... First overall player selected in the 1984 North American Soccer League by the Tampa Bay Rowdies ... In his only season with the Rowdies, he was voted Rookie of the Year and tied for second on the team in scoring with six goals ... In 1984 he left the Rowdies and joined the Tacoma Stars of the Major Indoor Soccer League where he played from 1984-86 scoring 36 goals ... Moved to England in 1986 where he spent two seasons with Chelsea, in England's second division, making 23 appearances, before joining Luton Town in 1988 ... Spent 1-1/2 years at Luton Town in England's first division where he scored 23 goals ... He was transferred to Queens Park Rangers where he spent 2-1/2 years, scoring 47 goals in that time ...

College: Attended the University of South Florida from 1982-83 where he was the first USF player to be a two-time All-American selection ... He holds the USF record for goals in a season (21) ... For two straight years he led USF in all offensive categories, scoring 19 goals as a freshman and 21 goals as a sophomore ... He led the Bulls to the 1982 NCAA regionals and the Sun Belt Conference Championship ... As a freshman he earned Soccer America's all-freshman team honors, and as a sophomore he was Florida's Intercollegiate Soccer Coaches Association's Player of the Year and first-team All-South for the second consecutive year as well as first team All-Conference ...

Personal: Received his American citizenship in 1991 ... He has two brothers, Steve, who played with the Rowdies from 1977-81 and in 1984, and Geoff, who played in Oakland in 1978.

First Appearance: May 30, 1992, vs. Ireland

First Goal: June 3, 1992, vs. Portugal