USA vs. Trinidad & Tobago: A look back at 'The Shot'

USA vs. Trinidad & Tobago: A look back at 'The Shot'

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USA vs. Trinidad & Tobago: A look back at 'The Shot'

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With tonight marking the latest installment of the USA vs. Trinidad & Tobago rivalry, it is only right to look back at the most memorable moment in the history of the series, and one of the most important moments in American Soccer.

That moment came on November 19, 1989, when U.S. national team defender Paul Caligiuri sent a curling left-footed shot into the net from 35 yards away to help give the Americans a 1-0 win and berth in the 1990 World Cup, the first World Cup berth since 1950.

Here is a thorough and detailed account of the match and the goal.

Enjoy this bit of American soccer history known by many as ‘The Shot’:

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