McKenzie: All you want in a center back | Youth Spotlight pres. by Target

Strong. Big. Fast. Athletic. Those words describe USMNT and MLS legend Eddie Pope, but they also describe Philadelphia Union defender Mark McKenzie, who has made an instant impact in his first season with the club.

McKenzie, along with four other homegrown teammates known as the Philly Five, is the perfect example of how the Union are using their academy to create the next generation of great players in Philadelphia.