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7 things you didn't know about Christian Pulisic

Christian Pulisic of Borussia Dortmund during Champion League Group H match between Tottenham Hotspur  against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley stadium, London, UK on 13 Sepember  2017. Tottenham won the game 3-1. (Photo by Kieran Galvin/NurPhoto via Getty Images) PUBLICADA 25/09/17 NA MA07 1COL


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Here are 7 things you didn't know about American International Christian Pulisic. One of the hottest properties of European Football and new star of Chelsea FC.

After 4 seasons with Borussia Dortmund forward Christian Pulisic of 20 years old will be joining Chelsea FC this upcoming summer.

At age 17 he made both his Bundesliga and International debut for the United States. In November 2018 he became the youngest player to captain the USMNT senior side with 20 years and 63 days.

Today, in AS we present you seven things you probably didn't know about the forward that for most Americans is the new 'Captain America'. 

NBA biggest fan

Pulisic is a huge fan of  Lebron James he even assisted to a number of games at Quickens Loans Arena when the 'King' was still part of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The question is will he still cheer for the Cavs now that Lebron joined the Lakers?

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Croatian background

Pulisic could be now a World Cup runner-up if he had chosen to play for the Croatia National team instead of the USMNT since he has double nationality due to his grandfather being from the Balkans. 

Football in his veins

Football was in his cards, there was no escape from it. His dad Mark and his mom Kelley played college soccer during their time at George Mason University, his uncle also played as a goalkeeper. Despite all this, he never felt pressured to play the game, though he ended up playing as pro.


This American star is also a huge fan of Justin Bieber. Back in 2016, he asked Bieber tickets for his Cologne concert assuring him to invite him to any  Dortmund games

The day he met Usain Bolt

After tryouts with Borussia Dortmund Usain Bolt met the American forward there's even a video in which both are training. The Jamaican athlete talked about the qualities of the young footballer.


Pulisic made his first football steps in England when he was part of the Brackley Town of the National League North Fame while his mom was studying at Oxford University.

Helped a kid that wanted a selfie

During an International Champions Cup game where Borussia Dortmund faced Liverpool; Pulisic stops an interview to join a boy that wanted to take a selfie after security didn't let the kid through.