What They're Saying: Weston McKennie

"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)
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