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Pulisic Admits Prominence on US, Chelsea Sometimes a Burden

U.S. men's national team soccer forward Christian Pulisic practices in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, ahead of Thursday's World Cup qualifying match against El Salvador. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
U.S. men's national team soccer forward Christian Pulisic practices in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, ahead of Thursday's World Cup qualifying match against El Salvador. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
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Columbus, Ohio (AP) -- Christian Pulisic has been on a roller coaster.

America's top player won the Champions League, then was sidelined for nearly two months. He battled for inclusion in Chelsea's lineup and been shifted from his usual wide midfield role to center forward and even wingback.