Prodigies

All Eyes Are On Christian Pulisic At Wembley As England’s Transfer Rumor Mill Explodes

We haven’t seen Christian Pulisic in a USMNT jersey since the 3-0 victory over Bolivia back on May 28, when we were given a tantalizing look at the attacking combination play between himself, Tim Weah and Josh Sargent. 

The Top 20 Young American Players In FIFA 19

If you’re like me, your FIFA Career Mode has played out in a similar vein for the last decade: (1) Select your favorite Premier League club. (2) Sign one or two big names for the starting XI (get in here, Daniele De Rossi, son of Rome). (3) Load the bench with Americans and create compelling backstories in your own head about how Jordan Morris is ready to take his chance against Macclesfield Town in the Carabao Cup second round.

Christian Pulisic Puts In An Absolute Shift Against The World’s Best Defense

A fascinating tactical battle between Lucien Favre’s Bundesliga-leading Dortmund and Diego Simeone’s Atletico (currently averaging 0.55 goals conceded per game in LaLiga) was bossed by the home side at the Westfalenstadion on Wednesday, BVB putting four past Europe’s misers while limiting the visitors to only two shots on frame.

Achraf Hakimi registered a hat-trick of assists while the moves were finished by Axel Witsel, Jadon Sancho and Raphael Guerreiro (x2). Marco Reus wasn’t on the scoresheet, but his deployment in the false nine role murdered Atletico’s shape. 

Rare Footage Shows Young Mauro Icardi Doing What He Does Best For Barcelona

A meeting between Inter Milan and Barcelona at the Camp Nou will always conjure images of Jose Mourinho celebrating his tactical masterclass by storming the pitch at the final whistle, but for one Inter player, Wednesday’s tilt will serve as an unlikely reminder of things past — it's Mauro Icardi’s “homecoming.” 

Diego Lainez Puts In Virtuoso Performance And Is Named To Liga MX Team Of The Week

After missing four matches due to an ankle injury caused by teammate Bruno Valdez during training, 18-year-old Club America phenom Diego Lainez made his full return on Saturday by starting his first Liga MX match since Aug. 23. Matt Miazga’s BFF certainly looked back to his best in America’s 3-0 win over Tijuana, going the full 90 minutes and scoring a golazo in the 59th minute.

Vinícius Jr. Scores Another Beauty For Castilla, But Receives El Clásico Ban For Diving

Real Madrid Castilla (the club’s reserve team) kept up its fine start to Segunda División B Group 1 play with a 1-1 away draw to Celta Vigo B on Sunday. 18-year-old Brazilian phenom Vinícius Júnior scored his fourth goal in five appearances for the team, but any hopes of being involved in next Sunday’s El Clásico at the Camp Nou were dashed when he was sent off for diving shortly after.

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