Ed Souza
Personal information
Full name Edward Souza-Neto
Date of birth (1921-09-22)September 22, 1921
Place of birth Fall River, Massachusetts
Date of death May 19, 1979(1979-05-19) (aged 57)
Place of death Warren, Rhode Island
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947–1951 Fall River Ponta Delgada
1951–19?? New York German-Hungaria
National team
1947–1954 United States 8 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Edward Souza-Neto (September 22, 1921 – May 19, 1979) was an American soccer player who earned at least 7 caps and scored 3 goals for the United States men's national soccer team,[1] and played in the U.S. team's historic 1–0 victory over England in the 1950 FIFA World Cup. Souza was also a member of the U.S. team for the 1948 Summer Olympics. He played his club soccer with Fall River Ponta Delgada and New York German-Hungarian SC.

Souza was not related to his teammate John Souza.[2]


  1. ^ "USA – Details of International Matches 1885–1969". rsssf.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  2. ^ "John "Clarkie" Souza". Society for American Soccer History. Retrieved February 13, 2017.