Adu happy to be practicing with U.S. national team

January 5, 2006
CARSON, Calif. -- Freddy Adu remembers the day he found out he had earned a shot at making this year's U.S. World Cup roster.

"I actually saved that e-mail," he said, smiling. "It was so exciting for me."

The 16-year-old is among 28 players who reported this week to the national team's first training camp of the year. Adu, who had never been invited to practice with the national team before, ran and went through shooting drills Thursday during the first full day of ...

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