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Fort Wayne United Alum Akil Watts is World Cup Bound!

09/22/2017, 9:45am EDT
By FW United

Fort Wayne United Alum, Akil Watts, has been named to the U-17 US Men's World Cup roster. "I'm excited because who knew a kid from Fort Wayne, Indiana would make it this far." Akil said, "It mean's the world to me. As a kid growing up soccer was my passion all day, every day. All I wanted to do is have the ball at my feet. The World Cup is the biggest stage in soccer and now I'm playing in it. All I can say is this is a dream come true. All glory to God."

Check out the full press release from, US Soccer.

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