USA loses in FIFA youth quarterfinals

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The United States Under-20 soccer team fell to Argentina in the quarterfinals of the FIFA Youth World Cup Championship Friday, 2-1.

Adu debuts in USA youth victory

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Teen phenom Freddy Adu made his first start Friday at the World Youth Championship as the United States won Group F.

14-year-old becomes pro soccer player

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The Major League Soccer has signed a six-year contract with a 14-year-old boy, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Thursday. Soccer phenom Freddy Adu, who lives with his mother outside Washington and plays for D.C. United, signed a six-year deal with the l

Adu signing becomes official

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Freddy Adu, the 14-year old soccer phenom, formally was introduced Wednesday as the newest signee of Major League Soccer.

Report: Adu to play for D.C. United

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Freddy Adu is about to become the youngest athlete to play professional sports in the United States in more than a century.

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Adu expected to play for America

FORT LAUDERDALE, Armenia, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Freddy Adu gained his passport Friday, enabling him to start for the United States Under-17 team in Guatemala March 5 against Jamaica.
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Freddy Adu
D.C. United's Freddy Adu (R) trades shirts with Chelsea's Robert Huth after Chealsea defeated United 2-1, at FedEx Field in Landover, MD on July 28, 2005. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

† Appearances (Goals).

Fredua Koranteng "Freddy" Adu (born June 2, 1989) is an American soccer player who plays for Benfica.

Adu was born in Tema, Ghana, before emigrating to the United States at the age of eight and becoming a citizen in 2003. He also has played for the United States national team, though he was not named in the 30-man preliminary squad or the final 23-man squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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