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The nine stages of Freddy Adu's career: Wonderkid to wanderer

1 month ago   |   By Football365

On January 16, 2004, Freddy Adu made headlines around the world when he was picked first in the MLS Super Draft by DC United. He was 14.
The Ghana-born attacking midfielder had moved to the US in 1997 and swiftly became the great hope of American soccer.
Comparisons to Pele soon followed, but Adu failed to live up to the immeasurable hype, playing for 12 clubs in eight different countries. Here are the highs and the lows of a nomadic career.
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