1994 team mem­ber dies

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - The Second Page -

Fer­nando Clav­ijo, a sur­prise starter for the 1994 U.S. World Cup team who went on to a long coach­ing and man­age­ment ca­reer in Ma­jor League Soc­cer, has died. He was 63. FC Dal­las said he died Fri­day at his home in Fort Laud­erdale, Fla., from mul­ti­ple myeloma. Clav­ijo was the team’s tech­ni­cal di­rec­tor from March 2012 un­til he stepped down last Septem­ber be­cause of his health. In­ducted into the U.S. Na­tional Soc­cer Hall of Fame in 2005, Clav­ijo made 61 ap­pear­ances for the U.S. na­tional team from 1990-1994, mostly as a de­fender.

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