Tyler Adams was voted the 2022 US Men’s Player of the Year
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Tyler Adams was named FA Male Player of the Year for the first time on Friday after becoming the youngest captain at last year’s World Cup.
Adams received 71.6% of the vote, followed by three-time winner Christian Pulisic (14.7%), Matt Turner (8.2%), Antonee Robinson and Tim Ream.
A 23-year-old midfielder from Wappinger, New York, Adams who shared the US lead with 14 starts in 2022, leading by 1,131 minutes.
Adams, who joined Leeds from Leipzig last summer, was voted America’s captain in a vote of around 35 players in September. He was the youngest US captain at a World Cup since Walter Bahr in 1950 and one of two under-30 captains among World Cup teams, along with England’s Harry Kane.
Back in the World Cup after missing the 2018 tournament, USA advanced to the Round of 16 before losing 3-1 to the Netherlands.
The Player of the Year poll was conducted among the USSF Board of Directors and Athlete Council, Major League Soccer and United Soccer League head coaches, media, former players, administrators and fans, whose ballots were weighted at 15%.
Landon Donovan won the award a record four times, followed by Clint Dempsey, Kasey Keller and Pulisic with three each.
Tyler Adams is grateful for the sacrifices that brought him to the 2022 FIFA World Cup
In this installment of My Journey, Adams is joined by his mother and father.
Reporting by The Associated Press.
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