Text: S.Res.240 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 103th Congress]
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[S. Res. 240 Agreed to Senate (ATS)]

  2d Session
S. RES. 240

         Honoring the United States 1994 World Cup soccer team.



                             July 11, 1994

Mr. Thurmond (for himself, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Helms, Mr. Lautenberg, Mr. 
 DeConcini, Mr. Johnston, Mr. Mathews, Mr. Baucus, Mr. Coverdell, Mr. 
 Wofford, Mr. D'Amato, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Lugar, Mr. Warner, Mr. Smith, 
Mr. Brown, Mr. Gorton, Mr. Gregg, Mr. Specter, Mr. Packwood, Mr. Burns, 
 Mr. Campbell, Mr. Conrad, Mr. Faircloth, Mr. Ford, Mr. Murkowski, Mr. 
  Kempthorne, Mr. Gramm, Mr. Domenici, Mr. Hatfield, Mr. Bumpers, Mr. 
Wellstone, Mr. Wallop, Mr. Lott, Mr. Biden, Mr. Chafee, Mr. Simon, Mr. 
  Hollings, Mr. Pryor, Mr. Levin, Mr. Rockefeller, Ms. Mikulski, Mrs. 
 Feinstein, Mr. Dorgan, Mr. Reid, Mr. Mack, Mr. McCain, Mr. McConnell, 
   Ms. Moseley-Braun, Mr. Moynihan, Mr. Heflin, Mrs. Hutchison, Mr. 
  Inouye, Mrs. Kassebaum, Mr. Lieberman, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Danforth, Mr. 
    Durenberger, Mr. Hatch, Mr. Kohl, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Jeffords, Mr. 
Bingaman, Mr. Pell, Mr. Harkin, Mr. Metzenbaum, Mr. Nickles, Mr. Roth, 
  Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Coats, Mr. Pressler, and Mr. Bryan) submitted the 
  following resolution; which was ordered held at the desk until the 
                   close of business on July 12, 1994

                July 12 (legislative day, July 11), 1994

                        Considered and agreed to



         Honoring the United States 1994 World Cup soccer team.

Whereas soccer is the fastest growing team sport in the United States;
Whereas approximately 15,000,000 Americans participate in organized soccer;
Whereas both men and women play soccer;
Whereas soccer promotes sportsmanship and mutual admiration based on the 
        talents, skills and determination of the players, regardless of a 
        person's race, gender, sex, national origin, or socioeconomic 
Whereas the United States is the host country of the 1994 World Cup soccer 
Whereas approximately 31,000,000,000 people in the world will view the 1994 52-
        game World Cup soccer tournament;
Whereas the United States qualified for the Federation Internationale de 
        Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in 1930, 1934, 1950, 1990, and 
Whereas, in 1991, the United States women's soccer team made history by winning 
        the inaugural Federation Internationale de Football Association Women's 
        World Championship in China;
Whereas Tony Meola, Mike Lapper, Mike Burns, Cle Kooiman, Thomas Dooley, John 
        Harkes, Hugo Perez, Ernie Stewart, Tab Ramos, Roy Wegerle, Eric Wynalda, 
        Juergen Sommer, Cobi Jones, Frank Klopas, Joe-Max Moore, Mike Sorber, 
        Marcelo Balboa, Brad Friedel, Claudio Reyna, Paul Caligiuri, Fernando 
        Clavijo, and Alexi Lalas are members of the United States 1994 World Cup 
        soccer team;
Whereas Bora Milutinovic is the head coach of the United States 1994 World Cup 
        soccer team;
Whereas the United States 1994 World Cup soccer team staff consists of general 
        manager Bill Nuttall, assistant coach Timo Liekoski, assistant coach 
        Steve Sampson, assistant coach Sigi Schmid, goalkeeping coach Milutin 
        Soskic, team administrator Renato Capobianco, press officer Dean Linke, 
        trainer Ander Rudawsky, assistant trainer Hughie O'Malley, equipment 
        manager Brian Fleming, assistant press officer Aaron Heifetz, press 
        liaison Lisa Higgins, and team doctor Bert Mandelbaum, M.D.; and
Whereas the United States 1994 World Cup soccer team has represented America 
        honorably and in the best spirit of America: Now, therefore, be it
    Resolved, That the United States Senate commends the United States 
1994 World Cup soccer team for its participation and outstanding 
efforts in the 1994 World Cup soccer tournament.