"I told Nick, 'Dude, I want to play like that.' He wasn't the best technically, but you could always count on him to go into a tackle. And if you need someone taken out? That's your go-to guy."
-- Schalke 04's Weston McKennie
, recalling how he watched tape with his American teammate Nick Taitague
of Jermaine Jones
, the former Schalke 04 player, when he was told
that his future at the German club was as a No. 6, a position he had rarely played before, and he sought out a role model. (ESPN FC