Much Adu about nothing?

August 21, 2007
By Dominic Raynor
Before LA Beckham arrived in the MLS, Freddy Adu was the golden boy of US soccer: young, skilful, articulate and destined to play for one of the European giants of football. Or at least that's the tale we were sold. His agents linked their marketable youngster with the likes of Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Manchester United but despite being associated with virtually every G14 club in Europe no solid contract ever materialized. This summer a dose of reality hit the 'American Soccer Phenomenon' ...

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