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Chris Armas on the Veteran Ballot for National Soccer HOF Class of 2020

On Wednesday, the National Soccer Hall of Fame confirmed that New York Red Bulls’ Head Coach Chris Armas is on the Veteran ballot for the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2020.

MSG Broadcaster Shep Messing is also on the ballot.

Voting for the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2020 will begin on March 18. 

According to the National Soccer Hall of Fame, eligibility for election as a Veteran requires the following: 

An individual must be a retired player for more than 10 full calendar years and have either: 1) Played in at least 20 full international games for the U.S.; if played prior to 1990, the game requirement is reduced to 10 games, or 2) Played at least five seasons in an American first-division professional league and named to a postseason league All-Star team at least once, or 3) Played at least five seasons in the MISL between 1984-1992 and been named a postseason league All Star at least once.

The rest of the 2020 National Soccer Hall of Fame Veteran Ballot includes:

  • John Doyle
  • Marco Etcheverry
  • Mary Harvey
  • Chris Henderson
  • Frank Klopas
  • Tiffany Roberts
  • Taylor Twellman
  • Greg Vanney
  • Tisha Venturini-Hoch
  • Slavisa “Steve” Zungul
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