USMNT Captain Tyler Adams Named U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year

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By Brian Straus The 23-year-old made a seamless move to the English Premier League and had an outstanding World Cup. Tyler Adams began 2022 confronting concerns about his role and future with RB Leipzig. The 23-year-old ended it as a midfield anchor for Leeds United, an ever-present and inspirational World Cup captain and U.S. Soccer’s male player of the year. Adams, who also lifted the DFB-Pokal before leaving Leipzig, was given the news Thursday during a Leeds team meeting via a video message from retired goalkeeper Tim Howard, a two-time winner of the award. U.S. Soccer then announced the h…

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USMNT Captain Tyler Adams Named U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year

Published by
Sports Illustrated

By Brian Straus The 23-year-old made a seamless move to the English Premier League and had an outstanding World Cup. Tyler Adams began 2022 confronting concerns about his role and future with RB Leipzig. The 23-year-old ended it as a midfield anchor for Leeds United, an ever-present and inspirational World Cup captain and U.S. Soccer’s male player of the year. Adams, who also lifted the DFB-Pokal before leaving Leipzig, was given the news Thursday during a Leeds team meeting via a video message from retired goalkeeper Tim Howard, a two-time winner of the award. U.S. Soccer then announced the h… (more…)