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.