Latest Christian Pulisic News

The power of 10: Tatum eager to wear Bryant's Olympic number

Jul. 07, 2021 12:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jayson Tatum was 15 when he made his first USA Basketball national team. It was 2013, when he got picked to play in the FIBA Americas U-16 championships at Uruguay. And one of the biggest thrills from that experience was getting his jersey. It bore No....

El Salvador beats St Kitts 4-0 in World Cup qualifying

Jun. 12, 2021 22:16 PM EDT

David Rugamas scored a pair of first-half goals, California-born Joshua Pérez added another and El Salvador won 4-0 at St. Kitts and Nevis on Saturday, moving into commanding position to advance in World Cup qualifying. The United States will be the opponent for the...

Pulisic scores in extra time, US beats Mexico 3-2

Jun. 07, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Christian Pulisic lifted a trophy for the second time in eight days, this time his first for the United States. Ethan Horvath, back in Colorado for the first time in three or four years, expected to watch the game from the bench and found himself saving...

Siebatcheu scores to lift US over Honduras in Nations League

Jun. 04, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Honduras held the United States even for nearly an entire match, giving most of the young Americans their first flavor of the even harsher rough-and-tumble that awaits in World Cup qualifying. Shortly before the game would have gone to penalty kicks,...

Pulisic, Steffen, Robinson start for US vs. Honduras

Jun. 03, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Christian Pulisic, Zack Steffen and Antonee Robinson entered the U.S. starting lineup for Thursday night’s CONCACAF Nations League semifinal against Honduras as coach Gregg Berhalter made three changes for the team’s first competitive match since November 2019. ...

Jet setters: US starts grueling stretch Sunday at Swiss

May. 30, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

American soccer players will be piling up air miles -- all in preparation for unprecedented travel. Jet setters like never before, the No. 20 U.S. plays 13th-ranked Switzerland in an exhibition on Sunday at St. Gallen, then travels about 5,200 miles to face Honduras on...

Kings of Europe: Chelsea beats City to win Champions League

May. 29, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — As Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta cradled the European Cup before thrusting it into the air to the backdrop of fireworks, Pep Guardiola and his distraught Manchester City players stood way behind the winner’s rostrum and looked on in anguish. ...

Pulisic 1st American man to play in a Champions League final

May. 29, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Christian Pulisic became the first American man to play in a Champions League final on Saturday. He came away with a winner's medal, too — and almost a goal. The Chelsea forward came on as a substitute in the 66th minute...

Talking points ahead of the Champions League final

May. 28, 2021 06:52 AM EDT

Manchester City and Chelsea meet in an all-English Champions League final in Porto on Saturday. Here are some of the talking points in the match: GUARDIOLA VS. TUCHEL It's a meeting of two of the sharpest minds in soccer, seven years after Guardiola...

Yedlin, Siebatcheu on US roster for Nations League semifinal

May. 24, 2021 16:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Defender DeAndre Yedlin and forward Jordan Siebatcheu earned spots on the 23-man U.S. roster for the CONCACAF National League semifinal against Honduras at Denver on June 3. Midfielder Cristian Roldan and forwards Daryl Dike and Gyasi Zardes were among...