An 18-year-old Mexican-American soccer player may have saved his coach’s job just weeks after choosing to play for the US
Ricardo Pepi scored and had 2 assists in the USMNT’s 4-1 win over Honduras in World Cup qualifiers.
Taylor Twellman said the win may have saved manager Gregg Berhalter’s job.
It was the 18-year-old Pepi’s international debut after committing to the US over Mexico in August.
Ricardo Pepi helped save the US Men’s National Team from a lot of pain on Wednesday.
The 18-year-old striker played a big role in his squad’s 4-1 win over Honduras on Wednesday in a World Cup Qualifier in his international debut. Pepi scored one goal and assisted two others, becoming the second-youngest US player after Christian Pulisic to play in a World Cup qualifier.
The win moved the US ahead of Panama in goal differential and into third place in the qualifying standings. The top