USMNT: Predicting America’s Next Wave of Exports

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Sep 20, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; D.C. United midfielder Luis Silva (11) kicks the ball against the Chicago Fire during the second half at Toyota Park. The Chicago Fire and D.C. United end in a draw 3-3. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

Luis Silva (MF)-  DC United

Age: 25

Best fit for: Spain, England, Germany

Calling Silva a breakout star this season is an understatement. He’s been a borderline phenom, and his ceiling keeps rising. Well, my money’s on that ceiling rising all the way to Europe. That sounded way more clever in my head.  A quick midfielder whose as deadly from distance as he is from six yards out, Silva is amongst the best in MLS in what he does. He could easily be a future commodity in any European League, as well as on the US Men’s National Team.