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Alex Ely
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Alex Ely

1997 Inductee

Midfielder

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Midfielder who starred for the Philadelphia Ukrainian Nationals from 1959 to 1965 through most of their reign as the top team in American soccer. He was a member of the Uke Nats teams that won the U.S. Open Cup in 1960 and 1963 and the American Soccer League championship in 1961, 1962, 1963 and 1964. Ely played three full internationals for the United States, a World Cup qualifier against Mexico in 1960 and two more qualifiers, both against Mexico, in 1965. Inducted in 1997.

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