Okay, okay, okay. I know what you're thinking already. "Not another Christian Pulisic post! You're gonna ruin his career by typing words on a computer, Rob!" -- But this needs to be done. Someone made an every touch video of the kid's 90-minute performance against Hamburg on Sunday and we need to talk about it.
Not only did the 17-year-old score his first professional goal in this match, it's the first time he's ever gone 90 minutes for the Borussia Dortmund first-team. Hamburg is not the toughest competition for anyone in the Bundesliga to face as Dortmund proved by dominating them without most of their starters. But this shouldn't take away from Pulisic's masterful overall performance.
Obviously his goal was a piece of brilliance set up by a first touch of perfection and then a really tough finish that he made look routine. But even if the goal hadn't come, his complete body of work over the full 90 is worth raving about. He was again one of the most dangerous attacking players for Dortmund just like he was against Schalke. This all but proves that his performances aren't a fluke. He's consistently outperforming grown men at such a young age in one of the best leagues in the world.
Jurgen Klinsmann has to be watching these matches like all of us and just shaking his head and wondering how he's supposed to temper expectations this summer when Pulisic will likely be called up for the Copa America.