Adu not in U-20 plans ... for now

October 10, 2003
By Marc Connolly
CARSON, Calif. -- When speaking about the selection of his under-20 National Team for the World Youth Championships next month, head coach Thomas Rongen made it very clear:

"I'm not a firm believer that you take players just for the experience," he said on Wednesday night. "You take players to win a World Cup."

Apparently, one of those players is not 14-year-old phenom Freddy Adu.

"After we've worked with this team for the last eighteen months, it's very hard to introduce ...

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