A midfielder who was a key member of D.C. United’s dynasty of the first MLS seasons.
Etcheverry, known for the pinpoint passes that made him one of MLS’ premier playmakers, played eight seasons in MLS between 1996 and 2003, all of them for D.C. Before joining MLS, he had been a star of the Bolivian national team, including playing in the 1994 World Cup, and he played briefly in Bolivia after retiring from MLS.
Etcheverry won three MLS championships with D.C. United, in 1996, 1997 and 1999, as well as a U.S. Open Cup championship in 1996 and a CONCACAF Champions Cup title in 1998. He was chosen to the MLS Best XI in each of the league’s first four seasons, and was named the MLS most valuable player in 1998. Etcheverry played 191 MLS regular-season games and 23 MLS playoff games.
Elected in 2022.