What They're Saying: Frankie Amaya

“I was a little disappointed. It’s just a little bump in the road. It’s not going to stop me. It just fueled a spark, and it’s just going to keep lighting and lighting.”

-- Frankie Amaya, the No. 1 pick and youngest player taken in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft, on not being selected for the U.S. Under-20 World Cup team after starting for the USA in its 2-0 win over Mexico last November in the Concacaf final. Amaya got off to a slow start for FC Cincinnati but has played well since returning to the MLS expansion team following a loan spell at the USL Championship's Orange County SC. (The Athletic)
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