Sunday, December 3, 2006

Dallas Cup Alumni - Freddie Adu

Adu Returns Home To The U.S.

Freddie Adu has just completed a two-week trial with Manchester United and will be returning home sometime this week to DC United. Adu made his Dallas Cup debut on the USA National U17 Team in 2003 at the age of 14. The USA National U17 Team kicked-off Dallas Cup that year in front of a record attendance for Dallas Cup at Lake Highlands stadium. It all came down to the finals that year, where the USA team was defeated by Tigres of Mexico. The USA National U17 Team qualified for the FIFA U17 World Cup where they eventually lost to Brazil, who went on were crowned champions. Freddie Adu was named U.S. Soccer Chevy Male Athelete fo the Year in 2003 and called up to USA National U20 Team. Since 2004, Freddie has played midfielder for DC United (who were also crowned MLS Champions in 2004), playing over 5,400 minutes, scoring 11 goals and 17 assists to date. This year was Freddie adu was named to the MLS All-Star team.

1 comment:

Dallas Cup said...

As of today, Freddie Adu will play for Real Salt Lake. I guess we will not see him at Dallas Cup this year!