CHICAGO – Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes has been elected to the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame along with Joe-Max Moore, another former forward on the American national team.
Vermes, 46, had 11 goals in 67 international appearances from 1988-97 and played for the U.S. at the 1990 World Cup and the 1988 Olympics. He also played for the MetroStars, Colorado and Kansas City in Major League Soccer and has been Kansas City's coach since 2009.
The 42-year-old Moore had 24 goals in 100 international appearances, including a pair against Jamaica in October 2001 that clinched a World Cup berth. He was on the U.S. team at the 1994, 1998 and 2002 World Cups.
Moore had 53 goals in six seasons with MLS's New England Revolution and played for Everton, Saarbruecken and Nuremberg.
Moore was elected on the player ballot and Vermes on the veteran ballot. Results of the vote, cast by Hall of Famers, administrators and media, were announced Wednesday.