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Paul Caligiuri's ''Shot Head 'Round the World'' still ranks as the most important goal ever scored by an American in any competition. To keep its slim odds of reaching its first World Cup in 40 years alive, the U.S. needed a win in its final qualifier in front of 40,000 fans in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Caligiuri delivered, looping a historic 35-yarder into the net for a 1-0 win and a spot at Italy 1990.

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