Kyle Rote Jr
The biography of retired USMNT soccer player Kyle Rote, Jr who is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame and a sports agent.
The face of American professional soccer in the 1970’s, Kyle Rote, Jr. was the first field player to emerge as a media star, in part due to his multiple wins on the ABC Superstars series. Rote had limited opportunities with the USMNT, a combination of the loose scheduling in the 1970s and his club commitments. Rote retired from outdoor soccer following the 1979 North American Soccer League season.
Rote is currently a pro sports agent. He was elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame on the Veteran’s Ballot in 2010.
Played football at Oklahoma State before transferring to the University of the South where he played soccer. Father played in the National Football League.
Ended his National Team career against Italy on Apr 2.
Made his debut against Bermuda on Sept. 9.
Player/coach of the Major Indoor Soccer League's Memphis Americans. Retired when the team relocated to Las Vegas for the 84-85 season.
Traded to the Houston Hurricane and retiring from outdoor soccer at the end of the season.
five years with the Dallas Tornado, making the playoffs in '74, '76, and '77.
Drafted by the Dallas Tornado and named rookie of the year after leading the NASL in points. Honorable mention for the '73 All-Star team.