From coach Caleb Porter’s pregame team talk—which had us fired up to go out and play—to the field-level view of the action, to Juan Agudelo’s centurion hairdo, there’s a lot to like in this you-are-there glimpse of the U.S. U-23’s 2-0 win over Mexico last month.
Take a look:
We also appreciated Freddy Adu’s on- and off-field leadership. He was a vocal leader in the locker room and the tunnel, and he backed it up on the field—on both sides of the ball.
Is he on the verge of a breakout year in Philadelphia?
Time will tell—starting at 9:30 ET on Monday, when the Union take on the Portland Timbers in their 2012 opener (ESPN2).