U.S. men's national team news

Adu told he needs to play regular club soccer

June 17, 2009
CENTURION, South Africa (AP) -- With the hype largely behind him, Freddy Adu is being told he needs to start playing regular club football to continue his development as a key member of the United States' squad.

A two-year spell in Europe with Benfica and Monaco, spent mostly on the bench, has helped dampen much of the spectacular fervor and unrealistic predictions of superstardom that greeted him as a 14-year-old professional athlete.

But stand-in United States captain Landon ...

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