Adu scores in pro debut

March 20, 2004
DANIEL ISLAND, S.C. -- Fourteen-year-old Freddy Adu scored 11 minutes into his pro debut Saturday, helping D.C. United beat Battery 2-1 in the first game of the Carolina Challenge Cup.

More than 100 fans, mostly children, chanted his name and waited for Adu after the game.

The young star deflected most of the praise to his teammates.

"I'm just trying to fit in right now," he said. "The fans are great, but it's more important that we won."

Although Adu had ...

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