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actor , professional soccer player

Tony Meola, American professional soccer player, actor. Achievements include drafted center fielder New York Yankees; tried out as placekicker for New York Jets, 1994; member New Jersey State High School Soccer Champions, 1986; National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Co-Champions, 1989.

Background

Meola, Tony was born on February 21, 1969 in Belleville, New Jersey, United States. Son of Vincent and Maria Meola.

Education

Student, University Virginia, 1986—1989.

Career

Goalkeeper, CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying Games, 1989;goalkeeper, United States World Cup Team, 1990;goalkeeper, Brighton Football Club, England, 1990;goalkeeper, Fort Lauderdale Strikers, America Professor Soccer League, 1991;goalkeeper, United States National Team, 1992-1994;goalkeeper, Long Island Roughriders, 1994-1995;goalkeeper, United States World Cup Team, 1994;goalkeeper, New York-New Jersey MetroStars, Secaucus, since 1996. Drafted center fielder New York Yankees. Tried out as placekicker for New York Jets, 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include drafted center fielder New York Yankees. Tried out as placekicker for New York Jets, 1994. Member New Jersey State High School Soccer Champions, 1986.

    National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Co-Champions, 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Actor: (plays) Tony N' Tina's Wedding, 1995.

Connections

Married Colleen Meola. 1 child, Jonathan.

father:
Vincent Meola

mother:
Maria Meola

spouse:
Colleen Meola

child:
Jonathan Meola