Joe Gaetijens, who scored the illustrious goal that lifted the United States to a 1-0 victory over England in the 1950 World Cup, was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. After returning home a hero, Gaetjens was tragically killed.
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John Brooks - Berlin, Germany
Brooks, who scored the game winner in the United States’ 2014 World Cup opener against Ghana, grew up in Berlin, Germany. Although he has never lived in the United States, Brooks made the decision as a youth international to use his dual citizenship to join the USMNT.
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Jermaine Jones - Frankfurt, Germany
Jones, a central midfielder known for his aggressive play, grew up in a dangerous neighborhood in Frankfurt, Germany. He debuted for the USMNT in 2010 under Bob Bradley.
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Mikkel Diskerud - Oslo, Norway
Nicknamed “Mix” by his mother when he was just a young boy, Mikkel Diskerud has been a part of the USMNT since 2010. He was born in Oslo, Norway, in 1990.
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Aron Johannsson - Mobile, Alabama – moved to Reykjavik, Iceland at age of 3
Aron Johannson, born in Mobile, Ala., moved to Reykjavik, Iceland, when he was 3. He has been a member of the USMNT since 2013, and has scored two goals in nine appearances.
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Fabian Johnson - Munich, Germany
Fabian Johnson, who hails from Munich, Germany, made his debut for the USMNT against France in November 2011. He is a defender/midfielder on the USMNT.
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Timothy Chandler - Frankfurt. Germany
Timmy Chandler, the son of a German mother and an American father, was born in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1990. He is a defender who has won 13 caps for the USMNT.
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Julian Green - Tampa, Florida (born) – lived in Germany since he was 2
Julian Green, born in Tampa, Fla., to an American father and a German mother, moved to Germany at the age of 2 and has lived there ever since. At 18, Green decided to represent the United States and scored a goal in the 2014 World Cup.
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Jeff Agoos - Geneva, Switzerland
Jeff Agoos, who was born in Geneva, Switzerland, won over 130 caps for the USMNT in his long career. He played in the 1998 World Cup in France, and the 2002 World Cup in South Korea.
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David Regis - La Trinite, Martinique
Known for his speed as a defender, Regis was a starter for the USMNT in the 1998 World Cup. He was born in La Trinite, Martinique, and became a U.S. citizen just a few weeks before the 1998 World Cup began.
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Earnie Stewart - Veghel, Netherlands
Earnie Stewart, born in Veghel, Netherlands, in 1969, was a member of the USMNT from 1990 to 2005. He is perhaps most remembered for his goal against Columbia in the 1994 World Cup, which helped the United States advance to the second round.
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Fernando Clavijo - Maldonado, Uruguay
Fernando Clavijo moved from his hometown in Uruguay to the United States in 1979. He played in the 1994 World Cup and won 61 caps over his career.
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Preki Radosavljevic - Belgrade, Serbia
Appearing in 28 games for the USMNT, Preki competed in the 1998 World Cup in France. He was born in Belgrade, Serbia, in 1963, and became a U.S. citizen in October 1996.
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Roy Wegerle - Pretoria, South Africa
Roy Wegerle, who hails from Pretoria, South Africa, debuted for the USMNT against Iceland. He competed in both the 1994 and 1998 World Cups.
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Tab Ramos - Montevideo, Uruguay
Plagued by injuries throughout his career, Ramos did not get the chance to compete for the USMNT as much as he would have liked. He is currently an assistant under head coach Jurgen Klinsmann for the USMNT at the 2014 World Cup.
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Thomas Dooley - – Bechhofen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Thomas Dooley, a defender from the USMNT from 1992 to 1999, was born in Bechhofen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. He recorded 81 caps and seven goals in his impressive eight-year United States career.
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