New England Revolution's Diego Fagundez set to graduate high school next week, on time | SIDELINE
There's no denying that Diego Fagundez is on absolutely fire right now.
His four goals and two assists in the New England Revolution's last three games — not to mention the 21 goals and 13 assists in 69 career MLS appearances — make it easy to forget that the Uruguay-born midfielder only turned 19 years old.
Those numbers make it even harder to remember and believe the fact that he's done all of that while still attending high school like a regular teenager — when he wasn't too busy training or traveling for his next game, of course.
Well, Fagundez's schedule is about to get a whole lot lighter very soon as he's set to graduate from Goodrich Academy next Thursday, June 5. The kid who's played over 4,500 minutes as a professional soccer player will graduate on time, with the rest of his friends and classmates.
Fagundez joins current ESPN analyst and former US national team defender Alexi Lalas as MLS stars recently making the graduation stage walk. Lalas, of course, graduated from Rutgers less than two weeks ago after completing his one-of-a-kind "26-year plan."
A tip of the cap to you both, graduates.