Dallas Cup

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Dallas Cup
Founded 1980
Region International
Number of teams 12
Current champions Argentina River Plate (2014)
Most successful club(s) Bolivia Tahuichi Academy (4 times)
2014 Dallas Cup

The Dallas Cup is an international football tournament for invited youth teams, and it is held annually in Dallas, Texas. It was first held in 1980. Gordon Jago is considered the "father" of the Dallas Cup. Jago is unofficial ambassador for USA soccer. River Plate is the current champion. The host club of the Dallas Cup is FC Dallas.

List of Supergroup champions[edit]

Year Champion Country
1980 Texas Longhorns United States United States
1981 Royal Navy England England
1982 Lagos Stars Nigeria Nigeria
1983 NSL Select Canada Canada
1984 NSL Select Canada Canada
1985 Trebor Lions Nigeria Nigeria
1986 Comets United States United States
1987 Tahuichi Bolivia Bolivia
1988 Tahuichi Bolivia Bolivia
1989 Tahuichi Bolivia Bolivia
1990 Tahuichi Bolivia Bolivia
1991 Dynamo Moscow Russia Russia
1992 West Ham England England
1993 Real Madrid Spain Spain
1994 Real Madrid Spain Spain
1995 São Paulo Brazil Brazil
1996 Vitória Brazil Brazil
1997 Vitória Brazil Brazil
1998 San Lorenzo Argentina Argentina
1999 Corinthians Brazil Brazil
2000 Corinthians Brazil Brazil
2001 UNAM Pumas Mexico Mexico
2002 Nottingham Forest England England
2003 Tigres Mexico Mexico
2004 Atlético Paranaense Brazil Brazil
2005 Atlético Paranaense Brazil Brazil
2006 Dallas Texans United States United States
2007 São Paulo Brazil Brazil
2008 Liverpool England England
2009 São Paulo Brazil Brazil
2010 Cruzeiro Brazil Brazil
2011
Eintracht Frankfurt Germany Germany
Tigres Mexico Mexico
2012 Coritiba Brazil Brazil
2013 Fulham England England
2014 River Plate Argentina Argentina

Titles by team[edit]

Team Country
4 titles
Tahuichi Bolivia Bolivia
3 titles
São Paulo Brazil Brazil
2 titles
Atlético Paranaense Brazil Brazil
Corinthians Brazil Brazil
NSL Select Canada Canada
Real Madrid Spain Spain
Vitória Brazil Brazil
Tigres Mexico Mexico
1 title
River Plate Argentina Argentina
Comets United States United States
Coritiba FC Brazil Brazil
Cruzeiro Brazil Brazil
Dallas Texans United States United States
Dynamo Moscow Russia Russia
Eintracht Frankfurt Germany Germany
Fulham F.C. England England
Lagos Stars Nigeria Nigeria
Liverpool England England
Nottingham Forest England England
Royal Navy England England
San Lorenzo Argentina Argentina
Texas Longhorns United States United States
Trebor Lions Nigeria Nigeria
UNAM Pumas Mexico Mexico
West Ham England England

Titles by country[edit]

Country
11 titles
Brazil Brazil
5 titles
England England
4 titles
Bolivia Bolivia
3 titles
Mexico Mexico
United States United States
2 titles
Germany Germany
Canada Canada
Nigeria Nigeria
Spain Spain
Argentina Argentina
1 title
Russia Russia

Notable players[edit]

Professional players that played in Dallas Cup who are now on professional teams and World Cup teams are:

Alumni Player Professional Team National Team
Michael Bradley[disambiguation needed] LA Galaxy USA
Clint Dempsey Seattle Sounders USA
Adolfo Bautista Guadalajara (Chivas) Mexico
Diego Ordaz C.F. Monterrey
Gerardo Torrado Cruz Azul Mexico
Jaime Lozano Morelia Mexico
Gerardo Galindo Tecos UAG
Duilio Davino Tecos UAG
Braulio Luna Tecos UAG
Alberto Medina Guadalajara (Chivas) Mexico
Gonzalo Pineda Guadalajara (Chivas) Mexico
Rafael Márquez NY Red Bulls Mexico
Israel López Toluca
Óscar Rojas Club América Mexico
Salvador Carmona Cruz Azul
Pierre Ibarra C.F. Monterrey
José de Jesús Corona Cruz Azul Mexico
Luis Perez[disambiguation needed] C.F. Monterrey Mexico
Ramon Ramírez Retired
Francisco Rodríguez Stuttgart (Germany) Mexico
Raul Real Madrid Spain
David Beckham Los Angeles Galaxy England
Maicon Internazionale Milano Brazil
Luisão Benfica Brazil
Landon Donovan Los Angeles Galaxy USA
Gary Young Dallas Sidekicks USA
Caesar Cervin Dallas Sidekicks USA
Nick Efthimiou Dallas Sidekicks USA
Jeff Agoos San Jose Earthquakes USA
Freddie Adu Çaykur Rizespor USA
DaMarcus Beasley Hannover 96 USA
John O'Brien AJAX USA
Jonathan Spector West Ham USA
Brian McBride Retired USA
Oguchi Onyewu, A.C. Milan (Loan at FC Twente) USA
Michael Owen, Manchester United England
Wayne Rooney, Manchester United England
Peter Crouch, Tottenham Hotspur, England
Jermain Defoe, Tottenham Hotspur, England
Harry Kewell, Galatasaray, Australia
Fábio Costa, Santos FC
Xavier, EC Vitória
Allan Dellon, EC Vitória
Kléber, São Paulo FC Brazil
Edu, Valencia, Brazil
Rubinho, Corinthians Brazil
Gil, Corinthians Brazil
Bobby Convey San Jose Earthquakes, USA
Edmílson, FC Barcelona Brazil
Schumache, Ascoli
Ewerthon, Real Zaragoza, Brazil
Ledley King, Retired England
Ian Harte, Leeds United, Ireland
Michael Carrick Manchester United England
Vincenzo Bernardo New York/New Jersey MetroStars USA
Hakeem Olajuwon Retired NBA All-Star Nigeria
Martin Kelly Liverpool England

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