The Fearless Face of US Soccer’s Future
Can he score one for the home team? A 20-year-old New York Red Bulls midfielder, Tyler Adams might just be the megastar American soccer has been waiting for. After rising through that team’s system and turning pro in the U.S. at age 16, Adams has since moved to greener pitches, signing with Germany’s RB Leipzig. But while overseas, he’ll need to overcome past overzealous predictions of supposedly world-class U.S. talent.
What could he bring to American soccer? If successful in Europe, Adams could return stateside to lead the national team and attract talent.
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