Finalists revealed for National Soccer Corridor of Fame’s 2021 Class

The National Soccer Corridor of Fame has introduced its finalists for Class of 2021 consideration, inserting 20 people on the Player poll and one other 10 apiece on the Veteran and Builder Ballots.

The Player poll has 9 people whose illustrious taking part in careers concerned vital MLS contributions. They embody Inter Miami CF co-owner and president of soccer operations David Beckham, US males’s national team head coach Gregg Berhalter and CF Montréal head coach Thierry Henry

Others are Austin FC head coach Josh Wolff, Real Salt Lake assistant coach Pablo Mastroeni and New England Revolution academy coach Shalrie Joseph, as well as LA Galaxy academy director (soccer operations) Kevin Hartman and Columbus Crew SC entrance workplace member Frankie Hejduk. An extra spotlight is former USMNT defender Oguchi Onyewu, who closed his taking part in career with the Philadelphia Union.

From the Veteran poll, MLS connections floor with former D.C. United stars Marco Etcheverry and Jaime Moreno. There’s additionally ex-Revolution star midfielder Steve Ralston, New York Red Bulls broadcaster Shep Messing and former USMNT and MLS defender Tony Sanneh.

Some MLS connections on the Builder poll are longtime proprietor Tim Leiweke and former D.C. United and Toronto FC government Kevin Payne.

The Corridor of Fame’s new Choice Committees will vote from Feb. 5 via Feb. 10, figuring out a category of two to 4 members. The 2021 class can be introduced in March earlier than the 2021 and 2020 class are each enshrined throughout a Could 22 ceremony on the National Soccer Corridor of Fame in Frisco, Texas. The Class of 2020 consists of present Atlanta United VP and technical director Carlos Bocanegra, as well as Andres Cantor, the Colin Jose Media Award winner.

Extra data on the 40 candidates and voting course of might be discovered right here. 

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