Eddie Pope Speaker Profile
Eddie Pope Biography
Eddie Pope was born December 24, 1973 and is a retired American soccer player who last played for Real Salt Lake of Major League Soccer and spent 11 years as a defender for the United States national team.
Born in Greensboro, he attended Southwest Guilford High School. Pope had a very successful career playing for the North Carolina Tar Heels where he also kicked for Mack Brown's football team. In 1994, he was a first team All-American, and also earned All-ACC and All-South Region honors. He came to MLS in 1996, as the second pick in the MLS College Draft, having been selected by D.C. United.
Pope started every game he has ever been involved with for the national team. On August 3, 2006, Pope announced his retirement from international soccer. His international career included 82 caps and 8 goals over an eleven-year period. On June 14, 2007, Pope announced his plans to retire from all competitive soccer at the end of the 2007 season, saying: It's just time...You get up in the morning and you're in pain. Before practice, you are in pain. And after practice you are still in pain.
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Posted on 19 August 2015 | 9:00 pm
Hall of Famer Eddie Pope was the featured guest speaker at this year’s Wines of the World Cup event that happened on August 15 at Morrison Stadium in Omaha. This was a especially fun event for everyone who attended and having Pope there was a huge draw for a bigger audience. Whether or not the Read More
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