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NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: Freddy Adu (C), a 14-year-old soccer prodigy from Ghana and now a Maryland resident, his mother Emelia Adu (R) and Kevin Payne (L), senior vice-president of Anschutz Entertainment Group, owners of the DC United team, at a press conference, 19 November 2003, at Madison Square Garden in New York, where it was announced that he signed a multi-year deal with the US Major League Soccer (MLS). Adu, holding a United jersey, is eligible for the MLS 2004 SuperDraft and is expected to play for the DC United team in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES:  Freddy Adu (C), a 14-year-old soccer prodigy from Ghana and now a Maryland resident, his mother Emelia Adu (R) and Kevin Payne (L), senior vice-president of Anschutz Entertainment Group, owners of the DC United team, at a press conference, 19 November 2003, at Madison Square Garden in New York, where it was announced that he signed a multi-year deal with the US Major League Soccer (MLS).  Adu, holding a United jersey, is eligible for the MLS 2004 SuperDraft and is expected to play for the DC United team in Washington, DC.  AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA  (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)