13 fun facts about Tyler Adams
Tyler Adams is a professional soccer player from the United States who currently plays for Leeds United in the Premier League and the United States men's national soccer team. He was born on February 14, 1999, in Wappingers Falls, New York.
Adams started his youth soccer career with the New York Red Bulls academy at the age of 12. He made his professional debut for the New York Red Bulls II, the reserve team of the New York Red Bulls, in the United Soccer League (USL) at the age of 16 in 2015. In 2017, he made his first-team debut for the New York Red Bulls in the Major League Soccer (MLS).
In January 2019, Adams was signed by RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga for a transfer fee of around €4.5 million. He made an immediate impact with the club, scoring his first goal for the team in his second game. Adams is known for his versatility on the field, as he can play in multiple positions, including central midfield, right-back, and centre-back.
Currently, Adams plays for Leeds United in the Premier League having signed for the club in 2022 for a reported fee of €17 million. As of 26th April, the American has featured in 24 Premier League games with the club playing as their primary centre-back.
Adams has also had a successful international career with the United States men's national soccer team. He made his debut for the team in 2017 and has since become a regular player. He played a crucial role in helping the United States qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Adams is widely regarded as one of the most promising young American soccer players and has been praised for his work rate, intelligence, and technical ability on the field.
Off the field, Adams is known for his philanthropy work. He founded the Tyler Adams Foundation, which aims to provide opportunities for underprivileged youth in soccer and education. He has also been involved in various initiatives to support social justice causes.
This article will showcase some essential facts about Adam's life and career, including his time at RB Leipzig.
GOAL takes you through 13 fun facts about the USMNT midfielder.