Some people think Sporting KC striker Teal Bunbury is on the edge of stardom. I think he needs to show his combination of skill, speed, IQ and finesse for a few sustained MLS games this season before we get to that point. But, however he turns out (star or something else), he'll do it as an American. Yanks-Abroad report thatBunbury filed a one-time switch with FIFA.
This is necessary if he wants to play in a World Cup, Gold Cup or in the Olympics.
The Star's Terez Paylor on
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