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Werner Roth
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Werner Roth

1989 Inductee

Defender

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Defender who was captain of the New York Cosmos team that won the NASL championship in 1977. Roth, who played for the Cosmos from 1972 to 1979, was one of the few Americans who was able to maintain his regular place in the team after the Cosmos began signing large numbers of major foreign stars in the mid-1970s. He played 15 full internationals for the United States between 1972 and 1975, including two World Cup qualifiers in 1972. Inducted in 1989.

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