Adu, Freddy

Born: Jun 02, 1989 AD
Currently alive, at 25 years of age.

Nationality: Ghanaian
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.

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