Born: Jun 02, 1989 AD
Currently alive, at 24 years of age.
Categories: Soccer Player
1989 - Born on the 2nd of June in Tema, Ghana.
1997 - His mother won the Green Card Lottery, and he and his family moved to Washington, D.C.
2002 - He joined the IMG Soccer Academy, U.S. Soccer's full-time residency program in Bradenton,
Florida at the age of 12.
2003 - He became a U.S. citizen. Soon after arriving in the United States,
- He became the youngest professional athlete in modern American team sports history when he
signed a professional contract with Major League Soccer.
- He played the FIFA U-17 World Championship in Finland.
- He played the FIFA World Youth Championship in the United Arab Emirates.
2004 - He made his professional debut in Major League Soccer at just 14 years of age, and now plays
for the United States Under-20 national team.
2005 - He played the FIFA World Youth Championship in the Netherlands.
- He was nominated for FIFPRO Young player of the year.
2006 - He was selected to the MLS semifinals Best XI by Soccer America magazine.
2007 - He made his debut for Real Salt Lake on the 7th of April, playing the full 90
minutes in a 2-2 draw with FC Dallas.
- He scored his first goal for the club on the 20th of May, converting a penalty
Kick in the 68th minute of a 2-1 loss to FC Dallas.
Page last updated: 12:38pm, 27th May '07