He’s young, but Gio Reyna may be the most talented player in the U.S. men’s national team pool. Reyna has a rare mixture of strength, vision, and technical ability, which he uses to change games for both club and country. Staying injury-free has been a major issue for Reyna during his time with Borussia Dortmund, but when he’s healthy, Reyna creates real problems for defenders. You should ex

In modern soccer, classic, through ball-threading attacking midfielders are getting harder and harder to find. Richy Ledezma is one of those players. After moving from Phoenix, Arizona to Real Salt Lake’s United Soccer League affiliate, Ledezma signed for PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands. He’s a technical, exciting player with real attacking quality in the final third. Ledezma is eligible for

You probably know the name. Not only does Christian Pulisic play for Chelsea, one of the biggest clubs in the world, but he's also the talisman for the United States men's national team. When Pulisic moved to Borussia Dortmund back in 2015, he inspired other young Americans to follow his development pathway, and years later there's an entire crop of talented USMNT players plying their trade at hig

We don’t know this for sure, but we’re pretty confident that Brenden Aaronson was created in a lab by someone who really, really loves pressing. Why? Well, because Brenden Aaronson is a really, really good presser. He’ll get in your face, take the ball, and start driving the other way before you even have a chance to figure out what happened. After playing for the Philadelphia Union in Major

Timothy Weah ranks very, very highly on the U.S. men’s national team’s official sauce chart. He’s not at the top (that’s Sergino Dest’s spot from now until the end of time), but Weah has a ton of skill and is a strong dribbler. He likes to combine, find space, and knife through defenders in the attacking half of the field. He’s also a willing presser, which we’ve seen on display with

Born in Germany, Malik Tillman is another dual-national who decided to play for the United States. Tillman joined Bayern Munich’s system back in 2015 and rose through the ranks there before securing a loan move to Rangers in the Scottish Premiership. Tillman has quick feet, is comfortable playing underneath a striker or as a winger, and has good size for a dangerous attacker. He still has a lot