Revs' teen phenom soaking it in

As his pro soccer career takes off, Diego Fagundez tries to prove he belongs

Updated: August 15, 2011, 9:05 AM ET
By Scott Barboza | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- For most 16-year-olds, obtaining a driver's license ranks among the top moments of their young lives. But Diego Fagundez doesn't care much about that.

He has his learner's permit, but Fagundez hasn't yet taken the driver's-ed courses needed to apply for a license. So, for now, Fagundez, the 16-year-old striker for the New England Revolution, gets a ride from his parents to the team's training sessions at Gillette Stadium from the family home in Leominster, Mass.

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