If Paul Caligiuri hadn’t scored “The Goal” 32 years ago today, I probably wouldn’t be writing this column, or perhaps any soccer column, for that matter. And Caligiuri wouldn’t have enjoyed a nice, long professional soccer career here and abroad.
That’s how great an impact “The Goal” had. It was scored for the U.S. National Team on Nov. 19, 1989 — “The Shot Heard Around the World,” as it was called . . .