Pulisic became the youngest player ever to represent the USA in a World Cup qualifier when he came on as a substitute against Guatemala in March 2016. - © © gettyimages
Pulisic became the youngest player ever to represent the USA in a World Cup qualifier when he came on as a substitute against Guatemala in March 2016. - © © gettyimages

Who is BVB's star-spangled talent Christian Pulisic?

Hailing from the place that gave the world Hershey's Chocolate, the football played by Borussia Dortmund super talent Christian Pulisic is every bit as sweet as the famous confectionery that put his humble hometown on the map.

The 17-year-old was handed his first Bundesliga start at Bayer 04 Leverkusen on 21 February 2016 and scored his first league goal in a 3-0 victory against Hamburger SV in mid-April, but what’s behind the Pennsylvanian’s accelerated rise through the Dortmund ranks? Allow bundesliga.com to elaborate…

Dortmund calling

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