MLS Tryouts are very difficult to be invited to unless you are drafted out of college from the MLS Superdraft or the MLS Supplemental Draft. If you are not invited to the MLS Combine the likelihood of you getting a chance to tryout with an MLS team is very limited. There are opportunities to attend an MLS team’s open tryouts to try and get noticed but it can be very difficult with tryout numbers often exceeding 200+ players.
Since the appointment of Jürgen Klinsmann as head coach of the Senior US National Team, the philosophy of developing young American players has been redefined. Klinsmann believes that players should be playing in the highest leagues possible in Europe to be able to compete with some of the better national teams in the world.
As a result, Klinsmann has organized training opportunities for young national team players in Europe specifically in Germany and England so players can experience playing at the highest levels in the world. When selecting a US National Team sqaud, it is quite clear that Klinsmann is looking to Europe first and then MLS.
Like Klinsmann, we feel that top players in the United States should pursue options in Europe and strive to play at the highest levels possible.
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