Young American players moving to Europe isn't a novel concept, but the USL is beginning to prove that MLS isn't the only path to the Old World.
United States U-17 international and Orange County SC goalkeeper Aaron Cervantes has been transferred to Scottish Premiership side Rangers FC.
How Francis Jacobs, 14, his family and his new club are working to ensure he's not the 'next Freddy Adu'
Any player who turns pro at an early age inevitably gets compared to Freddy Adu. What makes Orange County's Francis Jacobs, 14, so different?
USL Championship side Orange County SC has signed 14-year-old Francis Jacobs to a multiyear professional contract, both parties have told ESPN FC.
Japan international Keisuke Honda has been training with Orange County SC during preseason.