Jack McBean Finally Returns to L.A. Galaxy First Team

In 2011 at the age of 16, Jack McBean signed a professional contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy, making him the youngest player to do so in franchise history. Naturally, there was instant hype and expectations surrounding McBean, resembling some of the noise Freddy Adu made when he signed with D.C. United as a 14-year-old in 2004. Adu turned out to be a bust. A big one. And it...
Via The Sports Journal
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Freddy Adu keeps hustling, now as a Stouffer's pitchman

What is Freddy Adu up to nowadays? Hustling.That is not in reference to his play for th Tampa Bay Rowdies. He is out here cashing checks for ... Stouffer's.Adu is now pitching Fit Kitchen meals, which apparently have a lot of protein and complex carbs and other things your parents would be proud of you for eating.Some have asked if this is sadder than when he was pitching vacuum...
Via FOX Sports
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Soccer phenom Freddy Adu is now a pitchman for vacuum cleaners on Twitter

Freddy Adu has had a strange career. At just 26 years old—he’s just 26 years old!!!—the Ghanaian-born American attacker has played for 13 clubs since 2004, when he started his professional career with D.C United more than half a decade before he was able to legally drink. Adu’s career has seen him caravan across the globe, from the United States to Portugal, France, Greece...
Via Awful Announcing
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Is this why Freddy Adu has struggled his entire career?

This morning, the NASL’s Tampa Bay Rowdies announced that they had fired highly popular manager Thomas Rongen after a start of 2-1-5 in the Fall season. Rongen was instrumental in signing Freddy Adu with hopes of finally turning his career around after so much hype as a teenager. Rongen was the USMNT U-20 manager and worked with Adu before so this looked like a great partnership...
Via 32 Flags
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Revival of Freddy Adu?

Fourteen years is all it took for Freddy Adu to sign his first professional contract, one that was tied with D.C. United back in 2004, which seems like a long time ago now. Three months after signing his contract, Adu received his first professional appearance in a game against San Jose Earthquakes. The attacking midfielder is the youngest ever player to score in MLS history and...
Via Total MLS
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Freddy Adu Agrees To Contract With KuPS, Joining 11th Team In 11 Years

Freddy Adu has resurfaced in Finland, of all places. Time will tell whether his soccer career finds firm footing in Northern Europe. Adu is set to join Kuopion Palloseura as a free agent after agreeing to sign a one-year contract with the Finnish club Saturday. Adu still must complete a physical examination before signing the contract, according to the...
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Freddy Adu To Leave Serbia’s FK Jagodina, Become Available As Free Agent

Freddy Adu is looking for work again. Adu, 25, will leave FK Jagodina in the coming days, as his six-month contract comes to an end. Rumors claimed Adu was set to be released, but the one-time U.S. soccer prodigy clarified reports on Twitter on Monday. Easy guys I signed a 6 month contract. And it's done now. I didn't get "released". Knew I was leaving...
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Freddy Adu leaves Serbian team after just six months at the club

Freddy Adu is leaving Serbia's Jagodina after appearing in just one game. The 25-year-old attacker said Monday on Twitter that he's departing following the expiration of his deal. Adu tweets: ''Easy guys I signed a 6 month contract. And it's done now. I didn't get `released'. Knew I was leaving a few months ago.'' Adu made his only appearance when he entered late in the second half...
Via Associated Press
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Freddy Adu To Sign With Serbian Club Jagodina This Weekend

Freddy Adu’s long, twisted journey through the soccer world is about to take him to another exotic location. Adu is closing in on a deal to join Serbian club FK Jagodina, according to the Sporting News. “Sources tell Sporting News/Goal USA that Adu will travel to Serbia on Thursday to attend the club’s (UEFA) Europa League match against CFR Cluj,” the report says. “He is...
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Adu on trial at Blackpool

Blackpool caretaker boss Barry Ferguson has confirmed he is monitoring American Freddy Adu during a trial spell at Bloomfield Road. The 24-year-old forward is available as a free agent following his release by Brazilian outfit Bahia in November. He travelled with the Seasiders for their clash at Blackburn Rovers on Saturday and will continue to train with the first-team squad....
Via Fox Soccer
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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