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Charlie Colombo
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Charlie Colombo

1976 Inductee

Defender

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Midfielder who was one of the leading members of the United States team in the 1950 World Cup. Colombo, who was known for always wearing gloves when he played, regardless of the weather, also won U.S. Open Cup titles in 1949 and 1950 with Simpkins of St. Louis. He played 10 full internationals for the United States, including three at the 1950 World Cup and four in World Cup qualifying, and represented the United States in the 1948 and 1952 Olympic Games. Inducted in 1976.

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