Saturday, December 10, 2011

Carlos Bocanegra

Carlos Bocanegra is the captain of the Unites States national soccer team. He currently plays for the Scottish team Rangers, after previously playing for Chicago Fire (2000-04), Fulham (2004-08), Rennes (2008-10), and Saint-√Čtienne (2010-11).

Born: May 25, 1979 in Upland, CA
Height: 6'0"

Career Highlights:

  • played for the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) soccer team
  • MLS Rookie of the Year Award, 2000 
  • twice won the MLS Defender of the Year award, 2002 and 2003
  • captained the USA team for the 2010 FIFA World Cup
  • achieved his 100th international cap on November 15, 2011 in a friendly vs Slovenia

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