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Houston Astros Star Celebrates 24-Year-Old Christian Pulisic’s Heroics After USMNT’s Gritty Win Over Iran in the 2022 Fifa World Cup

Published 11/30/2022, 9:48 AM EST

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A Houston Astros star has gotten into the grasp of the ongoing FIFA World Cup fever. Notably, the USA men’s national soccer team is among the participants at the global event. And Christian Pulisic, the 24-year-old American midfielder, is grabbing headlines all around after his recent enigmatic performance. Following on, Pulisic has got a complimentary note on Twitter from Astros’ third baseman Alex Bregman.

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The ongoing soccer World Cup tournament is now in its initial stages. Starting as a member of Group B, the USA has advanced to the next round after a crucial victory. With two draws and one win, the USA has qualified as the group’s runners-up. Pulisic scored a vital goal against Iran in the last game to carry the USA through, prior to an injury. 

Houston Astros star’s positive message for Christian Pulisic

Alex Bregman, a member of the Astros’ World Series champion team, has taken note of Christian Pulisic’s heroics. Notably, Pulisic suffered a pelvic contusion in the game against Iran and so got hospitalized. The USA will next be facing off against the Netherlands in the round of 16.

Nonetheless, the injured Pulisic gave an update from the hospital. In a courageous act, he has expressed his desire to play in the upcoming fixture. Therefore, Bregman praised the brave Pulisic through a post on his official Twitter account. Bregman has thus referred to Pulisic as a G.O.A.T. 


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One fan followed up by writing, “He is king.” 

Another fan wrote, “You would’ve had a hat trick.”  

One more fan wrote, “Just a guy being a dude for America.” 

A few more fan reactions that followed: 

Therefore, American soccer lovers have got awestruck by Pulisic’s efforts.

When talking about Pulisic, the immensely talented Chelsea star made his international soccer debut in 2016 at the mere age of 17 years. Beforehand, he already made an impressive start to his professional career playing for the German soccer club, Borussia Dortmund. He later joined the elite English soccer club, Chelsea, in 2019 at a whopping $73 million transfer. Pulisic has already scored a total of 33 goals in club leagues and 22 goals at the international level.

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On the other hand, Bregman would be hoping to see his MLB team’s success recreated by the USA soccer team. 

Alex Bregman’s MLB career to date 

Bregman made his MLB debut with the Astros in 2016. He is a two-time All-Star player. Additionally, Bregman has also won two World Series championships with the Astros. 


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Madhurjya Bhuyan

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Madhurjya Bhuyan is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. He has a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in English Literature from Gauhati University and IGNOU, respectively, and also possesses prior professional experience as a content developer. Being a performance artist since childhood, Madhurjya has always aimed to contribute towards creativity in any possible manner, and writing only boosts that desire.

Edited By: Abhishek Kumar