Rising star Torres faced tough decision
The summer of 2008 was approaching, and Jose Francisco Torres had a decision to make. The coach of the U.S. Olympic soccer team, Peter Nowak, wanted the young midfielder on his squad for the tournament in China.
But Torres, who had joined Mexican club team Pachuca's youth ranks straight out of high school in Longview, Texas, had other plans. Nearly four years of hard work were about to pay off. The Pachuca coach was offering the 20-year-old a first-team place for the upcoming season, but ...
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