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Watch: Christian Pulisic scores and assists for the USMNT against St. Vincent

BREAKING: This kid is really special.

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They were playing on a cricket pitch, but that didn't phase Christian Pulisic.

Dortmund's 17-year-old American got the fourth and sixth goals in the USMNT's 6-0 rout of St. Vincent and the Grenadines in World Cup Qualifying. Ok, I know what you're thinking. Yes, St. Vincent aren't the best team, but these were REALLY nice goals.

Look at that first touch!! The field is pretty crappy, but Pulisic has definitely played on worse during his days in Pennsylvania youth soccer. Sacha Kljestan provided the assist after some tidy passing by the Americans. Christian turns 18 in two weeks, so we'll call it an early birthday present.

With his first goal Pulisic became the youngest American to score in World Cup Qualifying. He later returned the favor by assisting on Kljestan's goal that made it 5-0 to the USMNT.

But then Christian again took advantage of a pass from Kljestan when he scored a beauty for the game's final goal.

Again, brilliant first touch from the youngster. And then he is so quick to dispatch the ball into the side-netting. This is why people are so excited about what he can bring to the table for BVB and the USMNT.

The Hershey, PA native looked bright from the moment he came onto the pitch as a substitute. Let's hope that when the international break is over he can replicate his ability to be a super sub off the bench for Dortmund and Thomas Tuchel.