Freddie Adu‘s journey of unfulfilled promise rumbles on.
The one-time American soccer prodigy will be searching for a new team later this year after his current club, Brazil’s Esporte Clube Bahia, announced that it would not extend his contract beyond this season, according to NBC Sports.
Adu’s contract expires at the end of December, and Bahia’s director of football reportedly...
The Brazilian club that recently signed American midfielder Freddy Adu has hired former South African national team coach Joel Santana.
Bahia hired Santana on Monday, three days after the club confirmed its agreement with Adu. Bahia lost 5-1 to Vitoria in its opener at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, a result that led to the dismissal of coach Jorginho.
The 64-year-old Santana has...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2013
The Philadelphia Union has reached a contract termination by mutual consent with star midfielder Freddy Adu.
Adu, who finalized the agreement on Monday, has signed with Esporte Clube Bahia, a Brazilian club, and the Union, in turn, acquired veteran Brazilian midfielder Jose Kleberson on loan from the same team.
Kleberson, 33, was on Brazil's winning team in the 2002 World Cup...
Th short rise and fall of Freddy Adu
At just fourteen-years-of-age, Ghanaian-born American youngster Freddy Adu was dubbed the ‘New Pele’.
He was tipped for big things and just before his fifteenth birthday, he signed a contract with Major League Soccer (MLS) Side D.C United.
It is of course, Freddy Adu.
Nine years on and the ‘New Pele’ has been to Europe (Failed) and has...
Freddy Adu‘s long, strange journey as a professional soccer player is about to take another twist.
The Philadelphia Union outcast is close to completing a transfer to Brazilian club Esporte Clube Bahia (better known as “Bahia”). He will travel to Brazil this week to finalize the move, according to Soccer By Ives.
Clubs in South Korea, Japan, Mexico and Australia were reportedly...
ON THE MOVE
Is Freddy Adu headed to play in Brazil? After playing for the Philadelphia Union, the 23-year-old could be headed to South America.
In Sunday MLS action, Philadelphia Union star Freddy Adu receive a yellow card of the match when he was called for diving in the NY Red Bulls penalty box near the end of the first half. Since it was Adu's second yellow card, he received a red card and was sent off for the rest of the match.
Based on the video, it appeared that Adu lost his balance after trying to dribble...
CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- Freddy Adu scored his first goal of the season as the Philadelphia Union handed Chivas USA their fourth straight home loss, 1-0 on Saturday.
The Union struck first in the 40th minute when Philadelphia caught Chivas on a counter as Michael Farfan went around a Chivas defender firing in a cross that deflected off of defender Rauwshan McKenzie and onto the back...
Major League Soccer player Freddy Adu will train with Rayo Vallecano with an eye to joining the Spanish club.
Rayo sporting director Felipe Minambres says Adu, who plays for the Philadelphia Union in the North American league, will train with Rayo for 12 days starting Friday.
Adu, who has played for the United States national team, confirmed his trip to Spain through his Twitter...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2011
Freddy Adu is set to become the latest young Major League Soccer star to head to Europe for some extra off-season training, though he will be the first to be heading to Spain to do so.
Adu will be joining Spanish side Rayo Vallecano for a two-week training stint, sources told FOX Soccer on Tuesday.
Adu, 22, joined the Philadelphia Union last summer, and just recently completed...