Monday, June 18th, 2007


Football picks & Sports picksJune 18, 2007

Just four short years ago the entire sports world was abuzz with the story of 14-year-old soccer phenom Freddy Adu. He was heralded as the greatest soccer sensation since Pele and the hope of US soccer rested on his school boy shoulders. There was so much potential from such a young lad, so much in fact that the D.C. United of Major League Soccer (MLS) made Adu the No.1 pick of the 2003 MLS draft.

After well-publicized clashes between the young superstar and his coach Adu was traded to Real Salt Lake where he was promptly forgotten. The goals declined and the sports world moved on to the next young phenom story at the time I believe it was the emergence of Michelle Wie, but what of Adu? 

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