The Time Is Now For Christian Pulisic

The teenager is answering every question for European club and country, and Jurgen Klinsmann has no choice but to start him.

There is an American winger playing legitimate minutes on a top German Champions League team, with excellent technical ability, speed, finishing, and the ability to create significant goal-scoring opportunities for his teammates.

Not old enough to drive himself to practice, but plenty old enough to do stuff like this, now-barely-18-year-old Christian Pulisic has been making U.S. Soccer fans’ mouths water for some time whilst Jurgen Klinsmann continued shuffling through his Rolodex of 30-some-odd-year-old attackers to find just the right mix of veteran toughness and mediocre results.

With his last week at his club — where he started a Champions League group-stage match and scored in Bundesliga play — as further evidence, there’s really no decision for Klinsmann anymore, though: Pulisic must start against Mexico in the first match of the Hexagonal in November, and forever more.

Click here to read the full article on The Cauldron.

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