Miguel Ibarra did something on Tuesday night that no other present-day North American Soccer League player has done: he was called up to the US national team and made his international debut.
Sure, it was only a couple minutes of game time at the end of a friendly, but it's still an international debut.
On Wednesday, Ibarra rejoined his Minnesota United FC teammates and was still beaming with pride. So much so, in fact, that his teammates decided a little good-natured ribbing was in order:
Let's play 'guess who just got their first cap and refuses to wear anything other than USA gear now' pic.twitter.com/FT0t0Aotjy— Jamie Watson (@jamiewatson77) October 15, 2014
Well played, Jamie Watson, and of course, well played, Miguel Ibarra.