Michael Bradley isn’t the only US national team player to comment on Alexi Lalas' recent criticism of the USMNT.
Christian Pulisic and Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya also shared their thoughts on Lalas’ rant, which saw the FOX Sports analyst call out several national team players individually during halftime of the network’s broadcast of last Sunday’s draw between Seattle and LA.
Bedoya didn’t draw a mention from Lalas, but the former USMNT defender did reference Pulisic, ending his salvo by derisively calling the 18-year-old Borussia Dortmund midfielder “wonder boy.”
Pulisic brushed off the comments.
“I heard about it,” he said after Dortmund’s 3-1 UEFA Champions League loss at Tottenham on Wednesday. “I am not going to lose sleep about what Alexi Lalas has to say about us. He can say what he wants.”
The veteran Bedoya got more to the motivating factors behind Lalas’ rant in a comment to ESPN’s Julie Stewart-Binks.
The USMNT will finish out the CONCACAF Hexagonal next month against Panama and at Trinidad & Tobago.