John Harkes

Active - 2005  |   Born - Mar 8, 1967 in Kearny, New Jersey, United States  |   Genres - Drama

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  • 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.