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Post by Hapless_Hans on Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:09 pm

unbelievable we do not have a thread for this unbelievable young player, and that's with the whole forum full of Americans or people living in the States?

Have previous disappointments with hyped US talents dulled the capacity for soccer-related enthusiasm of this great nation, the greatest country on God's earth? Have countless years of having to suffer Jürgen Klinsmann left nothing but disillusionment and fatigue?

There's no need for caution with this kid, he is the real deal. A proper US top player in the making.

Will make a proper introduction post about this wonderful youngster at some point but right now we at least need a thread.

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Re: Christian Pulisic

Post by Unique on Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:40 pm

klopp wants him badly

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Re: Christian Pulisic

Post by Hapless_Hans on Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:13 am


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Re: Christian Pulisic

Post by Firenze on Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:18 am

never mind that, gotze's back and fit? ffs

Hope those issues he had are behind him for good
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Re: Christian Pulisic

Post by Hapless_Hans on Sat Aug 19, 2017 4:06 pm

Götze was good.

Pulisic, one goal one assist

https://my.mixtape.moe/kwgfnf.mp4

We need to talk about the pronunciation of his name though.
It's not okay what's going on.

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Re: Christian Pulisic

Post by Freeza on Sat Aug 19, 2017 4:41 pm

Croatian heritage, but I think he pronounces it the Americanised way himself. I pronounce the first name in English and last name with the Croatian pronunciation.

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Post by Mr Nick09 on Sat Aug 19, 2017 4:57 pm

will go to PSG to that Nike can have south america, north america, france and italy in the same team. Just missing Delle All for the all Nike team

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Re: Christian Pulisic

Post by farfan on Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:03 pm

@Hapless_Hans wrote:Götze was good.

Pulisic, one goal one assist

https://my.mixtape.moe/kwgfnf.mp4

We need to talk about the pronunciation of his name though.
It's not okay what's going on.


That's how all people of ex-Yugoslav descent pronounce their last names in English-speaking countries. hmm

"Yankovik" hurts my ears tbh.
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Re: Christian Pulisic

Post by Glory on Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:46 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=123&v=bbiY0Sk1G0g

Great great humility and attitude. Great family too. Gonna be a smashing player.
Hope he realizes his dream move soon. Proud
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Post by CBarca on Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:12 pm

There's really not that many Americans on here tbh

Either way he's a *bleep* incredible talent. He's already having more success in Europe than any American player ever not named Dempsey (and tbh, that was at Fulham) and he's only a teenager. He was Dortmund's best player against Tottenham (is he one of their better players in general?)

Barring a career ending injury of any sort, he'll go down as the best ever American player easily. Honestly from what I've seen of him, he looks like he'll be one of the best around for a while too as long as he develops right. He has the talent to be a big name for years to come.

Extremely exciting from a US point of view because we've never had one of these yet. If he becomes as good as he can be, it will be huge for US football--viewership, interest and excitement. US likes to be the best at things and having a player who is a legitimate name in football will do big things here in the states.

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Re: Christian Pulisic

Post by Glory on Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:03 am

What strikes about him most for me is his grounded personality. The kid comes around soft spoken, humble and hard working. The hype around him right now is simply insane and when a whole country is rooting for you, it can easily get to your head. But he seems so calm and genuine.
Actually reminds me of Rashford in a way and may be Mbappe too. Because of this particular quality, chances of these players making it big are more I reckon.
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Post by nasir6371 on Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:53 pm



Only one showed up for a world cup qualifier this week Proud

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Post by Mr Nick09 on Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:21 pm

he is pretty damn good this kid, and whichever team signs him (i bet a Nike team) will eat marketing gold in the USA, specially if he succeeds

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Re: Christian Pulisic

Post by Glory on Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:32 am

That USA marketing part is where my and a million other United fans's hopes are pinned. (inb4 some typical mocking comment by Hans Rolling Eyes )

If arguably the biggest club in terms of popularity in the US that has US owners can't get a star US prodigy who has grown up as an United fan, then well..

For his career tho, with Jose in charge, may be he should go somewhere else. But would like him more than someone like Griezmann any day tbh.
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Re: Christian Pulisic

Post by Hapless_Hans on Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:34 am

He'll follow Tuchel to Bayern in summer IMO

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Re: Christian Pulisic

Post by VivaStPauli on Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:30 am

I'm with the tabloids on this one: I think people like Hoeness and KHR don't want Tuchel at Bayern, he thinks too much for himself.

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Post by FennecFox7 on Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:01 pm

He's awesome for us. Don't think we've had a player this good talent wise. Not even Dempsey or Donovan, though both players are good.

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Post by Mr Nick09 on Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:20 pm

what do you mean us? you are Algerian dude, got whooped today by cameroon

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Post by FennecFox7 on Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:18 am

@Mr Nick09 wrote:what do you mean us? you are Algerian dude, got whooped today by cameroon


Oh I see, even though my mom is Algerian and my dad is morrocan and I was born in the US, I "have" to pick a side. I'll play by my own rules.

Algerian NT is in freefall. I gave up on them when gourcuff left. The team needs an overhaul and is filled with primadonas and terrible coaching.

Even today, we played you guys with guys who have never played a game together. The team is experimenting and going in the right direction but its gonna take more then that to get us out of the shithole we're in.

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Post by Mr Nick09 on Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:04 am

when you have a generation of Mahrez, Goulham, Brahimi, Slimani, Ounas etc..., but you are experimenting and not even going to the WC rofl

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Post by FennecFox7 on Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:32 am

Those players don't give it their all, so maybe if they gave a shit we'd be qualified but as it stands we suck.

I wish we played the paradou kids and players who gave it their all, not these overrated primadonas who can't get over the fact gourcuff is gone.
I don't understand why you're still talking buddy, I gave you the read up on why lol, so try sticking on topic.

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Post by McLewis on Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:27 pm

A once in a generation player, I'd say. Surely the best club player we've ever produced. I still think he has a ways to go with USA though, as that's a completely different beast from Dortmund.

Panama hacked him up most of that game to the point of him having to be subbed, but he was nigh on unplayable so I can understand that. Mentally, he's already mature enough not to let games like that get to him I think. Just needs to be there physically too.

Pulisic's ceiling is endless and I think we all know he can do great things with Dortmund, but I really need to see him in a pressure cooker game for USA. This Panama one was nice, but let's be honest....it was no Algeria from 7 years ago, which was absolutely make or break. Let's see what he can do against a top team at the WC. Cautiously optimistic.

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Post by Valkyrja on Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:13 am

I just don't see top talent in this guy. He's very mature in his decision making but his skill is decent, nothing more. His raw ability doesn't stand out

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Post by FennecFox7 on Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:57 pm

What do you mean raw talent. That literally makes no sense unless you explain it.

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Post by Turok_TTZ on Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:54 am

overrated. much like his nt.

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