Freddy Adu was born in Ghana in 1989 and his family moved to the United States when he was eight years old.His ball handling abilities and overall soccer sense made him one of the world's most sought after players by the time he was just 13, when Inter Milan offered Freddy's family 0,000 to sign him. Freddy wanted to stay in America to be closer to his family and avoid the extra pressure that would come from playing in Europe.He plays primarily as an attacking midfielder, but he is also used as a winger or forward. On April 3, 2004, he became the youngest player to appear in a Major League Soccer (MLS) game when he came on as a substitute in a game against the San Jose Earthquakes.At the age of 14, he became one of the youngest athletes to sign a professional contract in the United States, after he was selected by D. Two weeks later, on April 17, he became the youngest scorer in MLS history, scoring a goal in a 3–2 loss to the Metro Stars.After helping the United States to advance to the Under-17 World Championship, Freddy Adu became the youngest person to play for a US national soccer team and was labelled the next American soccer superstar.In January 2006, Adu made his debut with the US National Team in a game against Canada.
A fourth defender lunged forward, a final attempt to dislodge the ball from the magnet that Adu’s feet had become.Or the roulette, in which a player, running at full speed, spins his body three hundred and sixty degrees atop the ball in graceful synchrony. America had never had an international black soccer superstar. Cobi Jones and Eddie Pope had been the faces of the M. Earnie Stewart and Tim Howard spent a number of years in Europe but never quite secured a place among the true global élite.Jo Jo tells Cosmo GIRL her first relationship, which happens to be an interracial relationship with African American soccer star Freddy Adu, isn’t an issue. “I think some of my family members would prefer I date a white guy, but it’s too late.” Asked if Adu meets her mother’s approval, Jo Jo responded, “Oh yes! He may also play for the United States at the 2006 World Cup of soccer in Germany in June.Besides playing on the international soccer stage, Freddy Adu has become one of the biggest names in Major League Soccer.Born Joanna Noëlle Blagden Levesque, she became the youngest solo artist to release a #1 hit with "Leave (Get Out)" when she was thirteen.