World Cup Player Profile

Name: Cle Kooiman.

Born: July 4, 1963, Ontario, Calif.

Height: 6-feet-1.

Weight: 190 pounds.


Position: Defender.

Club: Cruz Azul (Mexico).

Debut with national team: May 26, 1993.

Caps (international games): 10.


Goals: 1.

Little-known fact: His mother’s grandparents were the founders of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

Honors: Scored winning goal in a 1-0 overtime victory over Costa Rica in the Gold Cup semifinals at Dallas in July 1993. All-American at San Diego State (1982). Captain of Cruz Azul, one of Mexico’s biggest clubs.