John Catliff
John
Catliff

Born
Jan 08, 1965
Age
57
Club
N/A
Birthplace
Vancouver, CAN
Height
190 cm
School(s)
Harvard University and University of British Columbia
Where they grew up
Vancouver, CAN
TEAM HONOURS (7)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN MNT
45 Appearances
45 Starts
18 Goals
3 Assists

Bio

John Catliff

John Terrence Catliff... speaks English... soccer family (brother Geoff)... he was five years old when he started playing soccer for Kerrisdale... played rugby at the University of British Columbia... played soccer and rugby for Harvard University... favourites have included Pelé, Michael Laudrup... other favourites have included Wayne Gretzky...

Catliff once said, “if somebody invents plastic knees, I’ll be the first in line”... in 2012 as part of the Canadian Soccer Association’s Centennial Celebration, was honoured on the All-Time Canada XI men’s team...

wrote coach Jape Shattuck in 1986, John was “a very large player, but his real strengths are very, very close control and tactical awareness; he’s fast, excellent in the air, and a great ball winner. He has real sort of feel for what happens in a game and an instinctual reaction to it”...

For Country

he was 19 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (25 July 1984)... finished fifth with Canada at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Football Tournament... helped Canada win the 1985 CONCACAF Champions / FIFA World Qualifiers for Mexico 1986... represented Canada in 1988 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Italy 1990... finished first with Canada at the 1990 Corona Three Nations Cup... represented Canada at the 1991 North American Nations Cup... represented Canada at the 1991 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 1992-93 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 1994...

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