Former football analyst for FOX Sports USMNT midfielder Stu Holden counts down the top 50 players participating in the World Cup 2022 in Qatar. Ahead…

Christian Pulisic

country: United States
rating: 39
Rating in 2018: N/A
Position: Attacker
age: 24

After failing to qualify for the 2017 FIFA World Cup as an 18-year-old, Christian Pulisic will carry the weight of expectations for the young U.S. men’s team at Qatar 2022.

“For them to have a real win, when teams are playing really hard, you’re going to need your star man,” Holden said. “Pulisic, we’ve seen him off the bench, we’ve seen mixed performances, but really, great performances and great games for the USA, all of that was with Christian Pulisic at his best.”

Pulisic was successful at club level, winning the Champions League with him FC Chelsea in 2021, but for the one fans call Captain America, his deep involvement with the USMNT will make him the household name and undisputed face of men’s soccer in the United States.

No. 39: Christian Pulisic

Christian Pulisic of the USMNT is known for his finishing, technical ability and speed.

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