10. Tab Ramos —
A highly talented midfielder, Ramos was a central figure in the ’94 and ’98 WC teams and had a critical goal in a ’98 qualifying win over Costa Rica. Some criticized his toughness, but one thing no one questioned was his deft touch and field vision. Talent wise — there weren’t many better than Tab Ramos. The other knock on him — only 8 career goals in 81 games for the American side in international competition.
Here’s the Ramos goal against Costa Rica that was perhaps the biggest and best of his USA career:
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