We all know this kid from Pennsylvania is legit and now he’s getting more chances to shine with Borussia Dortmund.
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Christian Pulisic, 17, was named in Borussia Dortmund’s starting lineup for their UEFA Champions League opener against Legia Warsaw on Wednesday.
Pulisic has risen to stardom over the past six months at Dortmund, scoring two goals in the Bundesliga at the end of last season and making nine appearances for BVB in all competitions during his debut campaign as a pro.
This start in the UCL is yet another huge milestone for Pulisic as he became the youngest-ever scorer for the U.S. national team in World Cup qualifying earlier this month and had dazzled USMNT fans with his quick-thinking, slick passing and composure.
It is so difficult not to pile pressure on this kid but the entire U.S. soccer community will be watching on with an eager eye to see how Pulisic handles a totally new situation.
You can follow live commentary of Pulisic’s first-ever start in the UEFA Champions League by clicking on the link above.