Paul Stalteri
Paul
Stalteri

Born
Oct 18, 1977
Age
44
Club
N/A
Birthplace
Etibicoke, CAN
Height
180 cm
School(s)
Clemson University
Where they grew up
Brampton, CAN
TEAM HONOURS (4)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN MNT
84 Appearances
83 Starts
7 Goals
6 Assists

Bio

Paul Stalteri

Paul Stalteri... he was six years old when he started playing soccer in Brampton... growing up, favourites included Diego Maradona... other favourites have included Wayne Gretzky, Michael Jordan...

he was formally inducted to the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame on 2 September 2017 ahead of a Canada match at BMO Field in Toronto... attended the Opening Match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 as a FIFA Legend ahead of the Brazil-Canada match on 26 October in Gama, Brazil...

from the 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup, was noted by the Technical Study Group as “hard working in midfield”... from the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup, was noted by the Technical Study Group for being a “striker with technical skills and mobility”...

earned his Canada Soccer Coaching B Licence in 2013 and his Canada Soccer Coaching A Licence in 2016...

said Frank Yallop in 2005, “he’s a player that’s going to win the ball for us and keep it moving. He works very hard at his game and is always there for you. His fitness is one of the things that springs to mind when you see him”...

said Paul Stalteri on OneSoccer in 2020, twenty years after Canada won the Concacaf Gold Cup, “what we did in 2000: we would defend in a real low block, we would catch them on the counter and we would win 1-0... and big Craig Forrest would be back in the net to save us a few times and we would battle out a result”...

CANADA SOCCER HALL OF FAME - CLASS of 2017:

"I am honoured to be inducted into the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame and would also like to congratulate Amy Walsh as part of the Class of 2017. I am grateful to have had a long career with the National Team as well as at the club level in Europe. I would like to thank family and friends as well as my teammates from Canada to Europe and from the youth teams up to the Men's National Team. It was a great experience playing in two of the best leagues in the world in Germany and England. Those are memories that you can have for the rest of your life."

For Country

finished third with Canada at the 1992 CONCACAF Under-17 Championship in Cuba (Canada qualified for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Japan 1993)... represented Canada at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Japan 1993... won a gold medal with Canada at the 1996 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship in Mexico (Canada also qualified for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Malaysia 1997)... he was 19 years old when he made his debut for Canada (17 August 1997)... represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Malaysia 1997... won a gold medal with Canada at the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup (Canada qualified for the FIFA Confederations Cup Korea/Japan 2001)... represented Canada at the 2000 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying tournament... played in a career-high 25 consecutive Canada matches from 18 May 1998 (his second match) to 15 August 2000... represented Canada in 2000 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Korea/Japan 2002... represented Canada at the FIFA Confederations Cup Korea/Japan 2001... finished third with Canada at the 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada at the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 2004 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Germany 2006... he was the 16th footballer to make his 50th appearance for Canada (26 March 2005)... reached the semi-final stage with Canada at the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 2008 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for South Africa 2010... he was the third footballer to make his 75th appearance for Canada (3 July 2009)... represented Canada at the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup...

For Sport

served as a coach in Canada Soccer’s men’s national and men’s national youth programs starting in 2013...

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