What They're Saying: Christian Pulisic

“I wouldn’t have been able to play Bundesliga until I was 18, I wouldn’t have been able to play U-17, U-19, I wouldn’t have been able to play for any of these teams And I made my pro debut when I was 17. Obviously, you imagine: what if I had to wait to show my abilities until I was 18, how far behind I would have been. As opposed to how it actually happened for me.”

-- Christian Pulisic, admitting so much of his rapid development was due to the fact he received a Croatian passport in January 2015, allowing him to sign and play for Borussia Dortmund when he was 16, instead of having to wait until he was 18, like non-EU citizens. (Independent)
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