MLS: Real Salt Lake Can Axel Kei Escape Freddy Adu’s Curse?


Real Salt Lake set a new record. claret and cobalt At the age of 14 years and 15 days, forward Axel Kay became the youngest player to sign a professional contract in MLS history. The previous record holder was Freddie Adu, who could never win.

Can young Axel Kei make a brilliant career in MLS?
© Instagram: @uslchampionshipCan young Axel Kei make a brilliant career in MLS?

Freddy Adu nicknamed The New Pele. He was once the youngest player to sign a contract. MLS The history of 14 years and 168 days. As expected, he also set the record for the youngest goal scorer in American football. But after his glorious start, Adu’s best achievement was playing three games. FIFA U-20 World Cup. Could Real Salt Lake latest signature forward axel k Is it déjà vu?

that much claret and cobalt Announced the merger of Kei on a two-year contract. This transfer move broke Adu’s record. Indigenous peoples of Ivory Coast achieved this in 14 years and 15 days. “Axel has proven to be one of the best attacking prospects in the country. His disposition in front of the goal is far beyond his age and combined with his elite athleticism we expect him to be a goal-scoring force in our league in the coming years.” said RSL Elliot Paul General Manager.

After being born in Africa, Axel Kei’s family moved to Brazil, where they lived until 2017, when Keis arrived in California. Axel joined Real Salt Lake Academy as the son of a former professional footballer. LA Galaxyof the San Diego Youth Football Club. he debuted USL Championship Last October will be 13 years and 8 months.

The curse of Freddie Adu that Axel Kei must escape

Kei has already shown his skills. he is RSL The U-15 team that won the team’s first tournament, the MLS Next Cup Championship. Nevertheless, Freddy Adu has to keep his focus, as he has created great expectations that can never be met.

Join Freddy 3 U-20 FIFA World Cup but with him on the pitch US national team No success. Regarding club activities, he debuted as a true craftsman. DC United, A trip to Europe that could not shine after moving to Real Salt Lake Benfica (Portugal), Monaco (France), Aris (Greece), Rizespor (Turkey), Jagodina (Serbia), Kuopion (Finland) and Osterlen (Sweden).

Adu was also worn in America. Portland Timbers, Tampa Bay Rowdies and Las Vegas Lights shirts. The US national team gave him a chance to justify his nickname, but the result was the same. Appeared in 17 matches and scored only 2 goals. Freddy Adu is remembered more early in his career than he achieved during his career.

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