The biography of retired USMNT player Eric Eichmann who was part of the 1990 World Cup squad and now works as a youth soccer coach.
Caps: 28 | Goals: 4
A collegiate legend and a National Champion, Eric Eichmann would play in the 1988 Olympics and make the 1990 World Cup roster. In the club game, he won the APSL title and the NPSL title.
A former assistant with the Miami Fusion, he is currently involved in youth soccer and holds the US Soccer A coaching license.
Won the National Championship as a sophomore at Clemson and was a two time All-American. Soccer America named him to their College All-Decade Team for the 1980’s.
After a three year absence, returned to the squad for two games in March, earning his last cap on March 25th against Honduras.
Member of the 1990 World Cup squad.
Came on as a substitute in the Nov. 14th World Cup qualifier against Bermuda, scoring the winning goal to setup the famous game against Trinidad five days later.
Played in the Seoul Olympics
Scored his first goal on June 1st against Chile in Stockton, CA.
Won his first cap on Feb. 5th against Canada.
Signed with Major League Soccer and assigned to the Kansas City Wizards. Retired at the end of the season.
Won the National Professional Soccer League title with the St. Louis Ambush.
Played in the Continental Indoor Soccer League with the Washington Warthogs.
Played for the Wichita Wings in the NPSL.
Won the APSL title with Fort Lauderdale.
Signed with the American Professional Soccer League's Fort Lauderdale Strikers. We would stay with the club thorugh 1993.
Signed with German club Werder Bremen, then in the third division.