Tag: Sports Illustrated

NASL Nostalgia: Bob Rigby, Soccer Cover Boy

That bare-knuckled goalkeeper is Bob Rigby. The first American soccer player to make the cover of Sports Illustrated, 38-years ago this month. Nine different American players (male and…

Flashback 1986: Diego Maradona, American Coverboy

Twenty-five years ago this week Diego Maradona earned his first, and only, place on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Maradona led Argentina to its second World Cup, defeating…