World Series of Soccer
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The term World Series of Soccer was initially a series of senior international soccer matches held by USSF between 1991 and 1994.
In 2005, Major League Soccer re-introduced the name for a series of professional matches in the United States.
National Team player pool for the 1991 World Series of Soccer:
In 1991, the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), established and promoted a series of national team games between the United States men's national soccer team and other national soccer teams. The goal was to provide U.S. soccer players on the national team an opportunity to play high level competitive soccer. The collapse of the North American Soccer League had removed the ability of U.S. players getting meaningful outdoor experience. While indoor soccer was booming, USSF didn't see it as an adequate replacement for outdoor competition when it came to preparing players for international outdoor soccer.
May 5 San Diego California United States 1-0 Uruguay
May 19 Stanford Stadium Palo Alto United States 0-1 Argentina
June 1 Foxboro Stadium Foxborough United States 1-1 Ireland
November 24. Texas Stadium Irving United States 1-1 Costa Rica
In 1993, USSF resurrected the World Series of Soccer to prepare the national team for the 1994 FIFA World Cup. As the host nation, the U.S. did not need to qualify. Therefore, USSF sought other games to provide the team with competitive experience.
Jan 30 United States 2-2 Denmark
Feb 13 United States 0-1 Russia
Feb 21 United States 0-0 Russia
May 8 United States 1-2 Colombia
In 1994, the U.S. national team played three matches in Ohio, billed by USSF as part of the World Series of Soccer:
May 21, 1994 United States 2-3 Bayern Munich
May 25 United States 0-0 Saudi Arabia
May 28 United States 1-1 Greece