Eric Wynalda (sitting) and Roy Wegerle in the Silverdome locker room prior to taking on Switzerland in the 1994 World Cup.
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Frank Klopas sits at his locker room prior to the USA's 1994 World Cup match against Switzerland. On the wall, the message is clear.
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With Tab Ramos's and his own denim USA jersey draped above him, Roy Wegerle sits in the locker room prior to taking on Switzerland in the 1994 World Cup.
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The USA starting lineup vs. Switzerland: (L-R Top) Cle Kooiman (4), Marcelo Balboa (17), Alexi Lalas (22), Mike Sorber (16), Earnie Stewart (8) and Tony Meola (1). (L-R Bottom) Eric Wynalda (11), Tab Ramos (9), John Harkes (6), Thomas Dooley (5) and Paul Caligiuri (20).
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Alexi Lalas walks out of the tunnel and onto the Silverdome field, some 15 minutes from Birmingham, Michigan, where he was born.
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Thomas Dooley challenges Alain Sutter in the USA's 1994 World Cup match vs. Switzerland.
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John Harkes fends off Switzerland's Marc Hottiger.
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Alexi Lalas controls the ball vs. Switzerland.
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Alexi Lalas passes the ball upfield vs. Switzerland.
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Marcelo Balboa tries a bicycle kick vs. Switzerland, foreshadowing his spectacular near make against Colombia in the next game that went just wide of the mark.
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Earnie Stewart maneuvers by Yvan Quentin in the USA's 1-1 1994 World Cup draw vs. Switzerland.
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Eric Wynalda (right) is mobbed after scoring off a stellar free kick, which tied the game at the time and ultimately led to the USA's first World Cup point in 44 years.
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