US males’s nationwide group captain Tyler Adams has been acknowledged because the 2022 US male participant of the yr, the federation introduced on Friday.
- Adams wins award for USMNT
- He received 71.6 % of the votes
- USA captain on the World Cup in Qatar
WHAT HAPPENED? Adams earned man-of-the-match honors within the USMNT’s first two World Cup video games, serving because the event’s youngest captain. For the whole yr, he led the group with 1,131 minutes performed, and no participant made extra appearances.
BIGGER PICTURE: The Leeds midfielder obtained 71.6 per cent of the vote, adopted by Christian Pulisic on 14.7 per cent and Matt Turner on 8.2 per cent.
WHAT DID THEY SAY?: “It is definitely particular to obtain this recognition, however a very powerful factor for me is the group’s success,” Adams stated. “The expertise of going to the World Cup, performing effectively as a gaggle and taking the game ahead within the US was essential for me this yr and I could not have executed it with out my teammates.”
DID YOU KNOW? Adams is the third winner within the final three years, with Christian Pulisic profitable in 2021 and Weston McKennie in 2020. Pulisic has claimed the award 3 times, however Landon Donovan has received 4 extra occasions.
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WHAT’S NEXT FOR USMNT? Whereas Adams focuses on Leeds’ Premier League marketing campaign, the home USMNT will collect in Los Angeles for his or her annual January camp, culminating in friendlies towards Serbia and Colombia.