Oriente Petrolero (Bolivar), Colo-Colo (Chile), America Cali
(Colombia), Barcelona (Ecuador), DC United (MLS - USA)
Marco Etcheverry (September 26, 1970 in Santa Cruz,
Bolivia) is a renowned Bolivian soccer player, trained at
Bolivia's Tahuichi Academy.
Marco Etcheverry joined D.C. United of Major League Soccer in
its inauguaral season of 1996, and led the team to three MLS
Cups and was named MLS MVP in 1998. In nine years with the team,
Etcheverry played 191 league games, scoring 34 goals and
registering 101 assists (the games and assists are DC records).
He retired at the end of the 2003 season.
Etcheverry has also played in his native Bolivia (Destroyers,
Bolivar, Oriente Petrolero), Chile (Colo-Colo), Colombia
(América Calí), and Ecuador (Barcelona).
Etcheverry compiled 71 caps and scored 13 goals for the Bolivian
national team, and played for them in the 1994 World Cup, where
he is remembered most for getting sent off just minutes after
entering the tournament's opening game against Germany.