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Subplots for Season 12
Jonah Freedman
April 02, 2007
READY, FREDDY? Acquired by Real Salt Lake from D.C. United, 17-year-old Freddy Adu (below) will play his preferred position, attacking midfielder. If he doesn't break out this year, it may never happen.
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April 02, 2007

Subplots For Season 12

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READY, FREDDY?
Acquired by Real Salt Lake from D.C. United, 17-year-old Freddy Adu (below) will play his preferred position, attacking midfielder. If he doesn't break out this year, it may never happen.

NEW BRAZILIAN IMPORTS
With striker Luciano Emilio and expert playmaker Helbert Frederico Carreiro da Silva—known simply as Fred—on board, can D.C. simply turn games into highlight reels?

NORTHERN EXPOSURE
Will the play of Toronto FC justify its already rabid fan support? The expansion club has sold 14,000 of the 20,000 BMO Field seats to season-ticket holders.

GOLD STRIKER
The New York Red Bulls have brought midfield maestro Claudio Reyna back from Europe. Now which big name will they sign to bolster their untested front line?

BRAGGING RIGHTS
In the new SuperLiga, four MLS and four Mexican teams will meet in a group stage and knockout play in July and August. Against powers like Club Am�rica, MLS has an opportunity to win over skeptics south of the border.

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