#WNSTSweet16 — The best 16 American soccer players ever

June 17, 2014 | Drew Forrester

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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