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What They're Saying
July 30th, 2008 7:01AM



"Right now, with my move to Dortmund, it looks like I will first make any kind of decision regarding national teams after my first season here. It's already tough enough to fight for a starting spot here, and I don't need any extra baggage at this early point in my career."

-- Neven Subotic, a 19-year-old defender who was on the USA's U-17 2005 World Cup team, on whether he'll choose to play for the USA at the senior level or for other national teams he is eligible for. Subotic was born in what is now Bosnia and Herzegovina to a Serbian family that immigrated to Germany before moving to the USA. He joined Germany's Borussia Dortmund from Second Division Mainz on a $5.4 million transfer in June. (ESPNsoccernet)

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