Marcelo Balboa - Century of International Appearances


The outstanding USA player, who obtained 128 international caps with his National Team, has entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with a Century of Caps. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Caps   Date     Opponent       Score    Competition

  1  10/ 1/88   Cd. Guatemala   Guatemala       0-1
  2  13/ 1/88   Cd. Guatemala   Guatemala       1-0
  3   1/ 6/88   Stockton        Chile           1-1
  4   3/ 6/88   San Diego       Chile           1-3
  5   7/ 6/88   Albuquerque     Ecuador         0-1
  6  10/ 6/88   Houston         Ecuador         0-2
  7  12/ 6/88   Fort Worth      Ecuador         0-0
  8  19/ 5/88   Kwangju         Nigeria         2-3
  9  18/ 4/89   San José        Costa Rica      0-1     World Cup Qualifier
 10  30/ 4/89   Fenton          Costa Rica      1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 11  13/ 5/89   Torrance        Trinidad        1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 12  13/ 8/89   Los Angeles     South Korea     1-2
 13   4/ 2/90   Miami           Colombia        1-1 (1)
 14  13/ 2/90   Hamilton        Bermuda         1-0
 15  22/ 4/90   Miami           Colombia        0-1
 16   5/ 5/90   Piscataway      Malta           1-0
 17   9/ 5/90   Hershey         Poland          3-1
 18  30/ 5/90   Eschen          Liechtenstein   4-1
 19   2/ 6/90   St. Gallen      Switzerland     1-2
 20  10/ 2/90   Firenze         Czechoslovakia  1-5     World Cup
 21  14/ 6/90   Roma            Italy           0-1     World Cup
 22  19/ 6/90   Firenze         Austria         1-2     World Cup
 24  28/ 7/90   Milwaukee       East Germany    1-2
 25  10/10/90   Warszawa        Poland          3-2
 25  18/11/90   Port-of-Spain   Trinidad        0-0
 26  21/11/90   Port-of-Spain   Soviet Union    0-0
 27  19/12/90   Oporto          Portugal        0-1
 28   2/ 2/91   Miami           Switzerland     0-1
 29  21/ 2/91   Hamilton        Bermuda         0-1
 30  12/ 3/91   Los Angeles     Mexico          2-2     North American Cup
 31  16/ 3/91   Torrance        Canada          2-0     North American Cup
 32   5/ 5/91   Denver          Uruguay         1-0
 33  19/ 5/91   Palo Alto       Argentina       0-1
 34   1/ 6/91   Foxboro         Ireland         1-1
 35  29/ 6/91   Pasadena        Trinidad        2-1     Concacaf Gold Cup
 36   1/ 7/91   Pasadena        Guatemala       3-0     Concacaf Gold Cup
 37   5/ 7/91   Los Angeles     Mexico          2-0     Concacaf Gold Cup
 38   7/ 7/91   Los Angeles     Honduras        0-0 (2) Concacaf Gold Cup
 39  28/ 8/91   Brasov          Romania         2-0
 40   4/ 9/91   Istanbul        Turkey          1-1
 41  19/10/91   Washington      North Korea     1-2
 42  24/11/91   Dallas          Costa Rica      1-1
 43  25/ 1/92   Miami           C.I.S.          0-1
 44   2/ 2/92   Detroit         C.I.S.          2-1
 45  12/ 2/92   San José        Costa Rica      0-0
 46  18/ 2/92   San Salvador    El Salvador     0-2
 47  26/ 2/92   Fortaleza       Brazil          0-3
 48  11/ 3/92   Valladolid      Spain           0-2
 49  18/ 3/92   Casablanca      Morocco         1-3
 50   4/ 4/92   Palo Alto       China           5-0 
 51  29/ 4/92   Dublin          Ireland         1-4
 52  17/ 5/92   Denver          Scotland        0-1
 53  30/ 5/92   Washington      Ireland         3-1     US Cup '92
 54   3/ 6/92   Chicago         Portugal        1-0     US Cup '92 
 55   6/ 6/92   Chicago         Italy           1-1     US Cup '92
 56  13/ 6/92   Orlando         Australia       0-1
 57  27/ 6/92   Piscataway      Ukraine         0-0
 58  31/ 7/92   Los Angeles     Colombia        0-1
 59   2/ 8/92   Los Angeles     Brazil          0-1
 60   3/ 9/92   Greensboro      Canada          2-0
 61   9/10/92   Greensboro      Canada          0-0
 62  15/10/92   Riyadh          Saudi Arabia    0-3     King Fahd Cup 
 63  19/10/92   Riyadh          Ivory Coast     5-2     King Fahd Cup
 64  30/ 1/93   Tempe           Denmark         2-2
 65   6/ 2/93   Santa Barbara   Romania         1-1
 66  13/ 2/93   Orlando         Russia          0-1
 67  21/ 2/93   Palo Alto       Russia          0-0
 68   3/ 3/93   Costa Mesa      Canada          2-2
 69  10/ 3/93   Nagoya          Hungary         0-0     Kirin Cup
 70  14/ 3/93   Tokyo           Japan           1-3     Kirin Cup  
 71   9/ 4/93   Riyadh          Saudi Arabia    2-0
 72  17/ 4/93   Costa Mesa      Iceland         1-1
 73   5/12/93   Los Angeles     El Salvador     7-0
 74  15/ 1/94   Tempe           Norway          2-1
 75  22/ 1/94   Fullerton       Switzerland     1-1
 76  13/ 2/94   Hong Kong       Romania         1-2     Carlsberg Cup
 77  18/ 2/94   Miami           Bolivia         1-1     Joe Robbie Cup
 78  20/ 2/94   Miami           Sweden          1-3     Joe Robbie Cup
 79  12/ 3/94   Fullerton       South Korea     1-1
 80  26/ 3/94   Dallas          Bolivia         2-2     
 81  16/ 4/94   Jacksonville    Moldova         1-1
 82  20/ 4/94   Davidson        Moldova         3-0
 83  24/ 4/94   Chula Vista     Iceland         1-2
 84  30/ 4/94   Albuquerque     Chile           0-2
 85   7/ 5/94   Fullerton       Estonia         4-0
 86  15/ 5/94   Fullerton       Armenia         1-0
 87  25/ 5/94   Piscataway      Saudi Arabia    0-0
 88  28/ 5/94   New Haven       Greece          1-1
 89  16/ 6/94   Pontiac         Switzerland     1-1     World Cup
 90  22/ 6/94   Pasadena        Colombia        2-1     World Cup
 91  26/ 6/94   Pasadena        Romania         0-1     World Cup
 92   4/ 7/94   Palo Alto       Brazil          0-1     World Cup
 93   7/ 9/94   London          England         0-2
 94  19/10/94   Dharan          Saudi Arabia    1-2
 95  19/11/94   Port-of-Spain   Trinidad        0-1
 96  22/11/94   Port-of-Spain   Jamaica         3-0
 97  11/12/94   Fullerton       Honduras        1-1
 98  11/ 6/95   Foxboro         Nigeria         3-2     US Cup '95
 99  18/ 6/95   Washington      Mexico          4-0     US Cup '95
100  25/ 6/95   Piscataway      Colombia        0-0     US Cup '95
101   8/ 7/95   Paysandú        Chile           2-1     Copa America
102  11/ 7/95   Paysandú        Bolivia         0-1     Copa America
103  14/ 7/95   Paysandú        Argentina       3-0     Copa America
104  13/ 1/96   Anaheim         Trinidad        3-2     Concacaf Gold Cup
105  16/ 1/96   Anaheim         El Salvador     2-0     Concacaf Gold Cup
106  18/ 1/96   Los Angeles     Brazil          0-1     Concacaf Gold Cup
107  21/ 1/96   Los Angeles     Guatemala       3-0     Concacaf Gold Cup    
108  26/ 5/96   New Britain     Scotland        2-1
109  09/ 6/96   Foxboro         Ireland         2-1     US Cup '96
110  12/ 6/96   Washington      Bolivia         0-2     US Cup '96
111  16/ 6/96   Pasadena        Mexico          2-2     US Cup '96
112  29/ 1/97   Kunming         China           1-2
113   1/ 2/97   Guangzhou       China           1-1
114  16/ 3/97   Palo Alto       Canada          3-0     World Cup Qualifier
115  20/ 4/97   Foxboro         Mexico          2-2     World Cup Qualifier
116   4/ 6/97   St. Louis       Paraguay        0-0
117  29/ 6/97   San Salvador    El Salvador     1-1     World Cup Qualifier
118   7/ 9/97   Portland        Costa Rica      1-0     World Cup Qualifier
119   3/10/97   Washington      Jamaica         1-1     World Cup Qualifier
120   2/11/97   Cd. de México   Mexico          0-0     World Cup Qualifier
121   9/11/97   Vancouver       Canada          3-0     World Cup Qualifier
122   7/ 2/98   Oakland         Costa Rica      2-1     Concacaf Gold Cup
123  25/ 2/98   Brussel         Belgium         0-2
124  14/ 3/98   San Diego       Paraguay        2-2
125  25/ 6/98   Nantes          Yugoslavia      0-1     World Cup
126  30/ 7/99   Guadalajara     Germany         2-0     Confederations Cup
127   3/ 8/99   Guadalajara     Saudi Arabia    2-0     Confederations Cup
128  16/ 1/00   Pasadena        Iran            1-1

(1) Lost 8-9 on penalty kicks.
(2) Won 4-3 on penalty kicks.

Total Record  

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
   128    42   40   46  156- 136     124      48.43

Types of Matches
Friendlies             78
World Cup Qualifiers   10      
World Cup               8
Copa America            3
Concacaf Gold Cup       9
US Cup                  9
Other Tournaments      11

Total                 128

Goals:

Cap  18     1 goal
Cap  35     1 goal
Cap  39     1 goal
Cap  44     1 goal
Cap  53     1 goal
Cap  63     1 goal 
Cap  74     1 goal
Cap  76     1 goal
Cap  79     1 goal
Cap  85     1 goal
Cap  98     1 goal
Cap 105     1 goal
Cap 124     1 goal

Total:     13 goals 


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Prepared and maintained by Roberto Mamrud for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Roberto Mamrud (robert@elsitio.net)
Last updated: 14 Nov 2002

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