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RBNY exercised Kaku’s 2021 contract option upon announcing their year-end roster moves in November, suggesting that the 25-year-old remains part of their plans before head coach Gerhard Struber’s first year in charge.
Earlier in the week Gregg Berhalter and other members of the team had noted the psychological lift Christian Pulisic’s return brought to the USMNT after the Chelsea star missed the October qualifiers with an ankle injury; Brenden Aaronson said it was “awesome,” Antonee Robinson called it “massive.”
Pulisic was the vanguard of this new generation of US talent, the first teenage prodigy of the several to come, and that plus his obvious quality on the ball makes him the leader of this group. On Thursday Berhalter did not hide the fact that Pulisic wasn’t ready to start against El Tri. But the kid from Hershey reminded us that he doesn’t need 90 minutes to change games. In fact, he only needed one touch: