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Another example of a diminutive striker being effective, even against defenders a foot taller. We’ve had tons of strikers like him not selected by club and college coaches. A selection and talent reset paradigm is long overdo. Hugo Perez for USMNT Manager would be a big step.
It is simply all about quick foot skills and quick ball handling skills. As long as coaches are unable to teach this aspect, unable to know the finer aspects , the inner details of how to improve upon it and unable to understand the importance than we’ll continue seeing the Neanderthal approach of size and speed as the major factor in choosing players....