Corey Baird's steep climb to Real Salt Lake stardom | Youth Spotlight pres. by Target

As a longtime US youth national teamer and member of U.S. Soccer's Bradenton Residency Program, Corey Baird had long fixed his sights on a professional career. But when he matriculated at Stanford University for what he thought would be a brief stopover in NCAA soccer, the attacker was confronted by some harsh realities about the inconsistencies in his game.

Meeting and overcoming adversity, the Real Salt Lake Homegrown Player is carving out a promising path towards MLS and US men's national team stardom. Learn more about his story in the latest edition of Youth Spotlight presented by Target.

 

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