The Christian Pulisic hype train has left the station. Some people are turning up late expecting a spot, but it departed last January. Where have they been? They’re going to have to run like the wind to catch up.
Legia Warsaw were not very good today, but that shouldn’t take away from how impressive Christian Pulisic was. Reminder that, for the next four days, this kid is still 17-years-old. He’s doing big things on big stages in Germany and in Europe, and he’s not even legally an adult in the US!
Today he became the youngest player to ever start for Dortmund in the Champions League.
BVB handled Legia in Poland 6-0 today, and Pulisic was a big part of that. His assist on Gonzalo Castro’s goal was the highlight of the young American’s night.
Look at the curve on that cross! He bends it so none of the Warsaw defenders can get anywhere close to the ball. It’s even more impressive that the ball across was played first-time by Pulisic. All Castro had to do was walk up and tap it home.
Hey Gonzalo if you’re looking for a way to think Christian, may we suggest getting him Justin Bieber tickets?
Pulisic could’ve even gotten a goal for himself, but Marc Bartra was right in front of him to finish from close range on that occasion.
We were a little worried about Pulisic not getting playing time with Dortmund this season, but today is a major relief in that department. No doubt this performance will only further incline Thomas Tuchel to get Pulisic on the pitch whenever he can.