Sporting KC

October 11, 2013 6:12 PM

Emotional Peter Vermes takes his place among soccer’s all-time greats

Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes choked back tears Friday afternoon as he was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame before the U.S. national team’s World Cup qualifier match against Jamaica at Sporting Park. Vermes, 46, played a critical role for the 1990 U.S. national team — the first to qualify for the World Cup in 40 years.

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