American Adventures

Bobby Moore played for two teams in the North American Soccer League. The first team was the San Antonio Thunder for whom he played 24 games in the summer of 1976 scoring 1 goal in the process. Seattle Sounders logo

In the summer of 1978 Bobby returned to the San Antonio Thunder logoUSA to play 7 games for the Seattle Sounders. There was also to be an International swansong with appearances for Team USA in games against the Italians,the Brazilians and an England team that was captained by Gerry Francis.Moore playing for San Antonio Thunder

The games took place in May 1976 in the Bicentennial Soccer Tournament. The Italians were the first opposition and even with Bobby Moore as captain and Pele up front the Italians strolled through to win 4 - 0. The second game was against Brazil and things were better this time with Team USA only losing 2 - 0. In the final game against England the score finished 3 - 1 with Team USA once again on the losing side. Team USA was made up of ageing players from the NASL and they were never really in with a chance of victory . The tournament was eventually won by Brazil.