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|Full name||Amr O. Aly|
|Date of birth||August 1, 1962|
|Place of birth||Cairo, Egypt|
|New York Cosmos (indoor)|
|1985–1986||LA Lazers (indoor)||36||(6)|
|1986–1987||New York Express (indoor)||7||(2)|
|1989||New Jersey Eagles|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.|
He was a member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic Soccer Team and earned a total 8 caps, scoring no goals between 1984 and 1985. He was a member of the U.S. National Soccer Team 1980-1987, including the 1981 FIFA World Youth Championship in Australia. He scored two of the U.S. team's four goals in the 1980 China Great Wall Tournament. In 1987, he also played two games at the Pan American Games, but these are not considered full internationals.
After graduating from Columbia, Amr played indoor soccer for the New York Cosmos, LA Lazers and New York Express for its single season in 1985-1986. He also played a single outdoor season in 1989 with the New Jersey Eagles of the American Professional Soccer League. In 1990, he played for the Brooklyn Italians in the Cosmopolitan Soccer League. The Italians went to the 1990 U.S. Open Cup final where it fell to the A.A.C. Eagles. Aly assisted on the lone Italians goal in the 2-1 loss.
Amr was inducted into the Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008 along with the 1983 Columbia Soccer Team that was undefeated until the NCAA Division I final game; and in 2014 in his individual capacity.
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