- In 1991, became the first American since Bill Regan in 1948 to play at Wembley Stadium.
- Played youth soccer and high-school soccer with future National Team teammates Tony Meola and Tab Ramos respectively.
- Named the 1984 Parade High School Player of the Year.
- Skipped his senior year at Virginia to play full-time for the U.S. National Team.
- One of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 1994.
- As captain of D.C. United, he helped lead the team to the title in 1996 and 1997.
- Elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 2005.