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Fernando Clavijo
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Fernando Clavijo

2005 Inductee

Defender

Midfielder

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Defender who played a key role for the United States in the 1994 World Cup. Clavijo, who emigrated from Uruguay in 1979, played in the American Soccer League, the North American Soccer League and the Major Indoor Soccer League before making his debut in the U.S. Men’s National Team in 1990 at the age of 33, three years after becoming an American citizen. He eventually won 61 caps for the United States, including three games at the 1994 World Cup. Inducted in 2005.

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