Adu headlines a dominating team effort

March 21, 2008
By Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- After the United States defeated Canada 3-0 on Thursday in the semifinals of the men's Olympic qualifying tournament, Canadian head coach Nick Dasovic was asked what he thought of Freddy Adu's ability on free kicks. He responded with a wry smile, "I hate it!" The Americans love it, however, as Adu tallied twice from set pieces to help them punch their ticket to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

That Adu donned the hero's cape was nothing new. Ever since the tournament ...

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