Generation adidas Side Drops Dutch Opener, But Salgado Magic Nearly Saves the Show

The MLS Generation adidas team opened its tour of the Netherlands with a 4-2 loss to the Ajax reserves yesterday in Amsterdam, but pay attention to the 1:55 mark in the highlights clip below, when 18-year-old Texan Omar Salgado picks up the ball in midfield.

The lanky Vancouver Whitecaps youngster launches a dazzling run, beating seven Ajax players before the ball falls to Red Bulls striker Corey Hertzog, who laces it inside the near post to make it 2-2.

Salgado’s flourish almost makes up for the shoddy GA defending and lopsided result. Almost.

Take a look (again, the magic starts 1:55 in):

(By the way, Ajax—best kits in soccer? Best kits in soccer.)

The GA side returns to action on Tues, Dec 13, against Volendam.

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One comment on “Generation adidas Side Drops Dutch Opener, But Salgado Magic Nearly Saves the Show

  1. […] with his mazy run against the Ajax reserves last Thursday, Salgado’s goal was enough to make you wonder why he didn’t get more PT in […]

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