One of those players, Polish-born Janusz Michallik, would go on to play for the USA for three years starting in 1991. … Michallik finished his international career in 1994 with 44 caps.
Janusz Michallik was a hard-working, stay-at-home defender who provided depth on the backline in the run-up to the 1994 World Cup. … After his playing career, Janusz became a broadcaster working for ESPN and a youth soccer coach. … The son of a Polish national team player, Michallik was an original member of the Columbus Crew who has played at nearly every level of American professional soccer.
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (July 4, 2016) US Soccer Players – Former US defender Janusz Michallik moved to the United States at age 16. … His father Krystian had played for the NASL’s Hartford Bicentennials in 1975 and Janusz was hoping to someday follow in his dad’s footsteps. … Michallik, who had already played for Poland’s National Team on the youth level, became a US citizen on March 8, 1991.
There are others, such as Shep Messing and Janusz Michallik, who both do color commentary in New York, the country’s biggest media market, for MLS teams. … Michallik, who works weekly games for New York City FC on YES Network, agreed that one of the biggest challenges has been criticizing players.
USMNT player Janusz Michallik, who was born in Poland and became a naturalized US citizen in 1991, said playing the ex-Soviets had special meaning for him given his native country's history with communism. … I remember having to be reminded what the CIS stood for," Michallik recalled.
Soccer America's Dan Woog talks to announcer and former USMNT player Janusz Michallik.
Arsenal Are Reaping the Rewards of Wenger's Philosophy and Deserve a Trophy - from Bleacher Report's Janusz Michallik: What has happened since is frankly inexplicable.