And it’s no surprise that the 19-year-old has been presented with the prestigious award, especially after watching Pulisic’s international highlights.
The Borussia Dortmund winger broke the record to become the youngest player in the modern era to score a goal for the USA in 2016, when he netted against Bolivia… and has stock has been on the up ever since.
The highest point of Pulisic’s rise was during the recent World Cup qualifiers, where despite his country’s failure to qualify, the teenager earned rave reviews for being in a different league to his team-mates.
Pulisic’s quality it inarguable when looking at this montage of his finest moments in a United States jersey:
— U.S. Soccer MNT (@ussoccer_mnt) December 14, 2017
Pulisic has admitted to feeling “crushed” after his country failed to make it to next summer’s World Cup in Russia.
But with his talent and best years still ahead of him, there’s no doubt he’ll have more opportunities to impress.