Dominican MLS player Adam Armour creates history
When as a young boy, Dominican MLS player Adam Armour, played in under 12 interclub football meet at New Town Savannah several years ago and thrilled spectators with his speed and skill, no one imagined then that this lad would go on to create history in major league soccer [the term used or football in North America] in the United States.
Adam Armour, 9, son of Ted Armour from Dominica recently etched his name in the history of soccer in the US state of North Carolina by scoring the first ever goal for his team, CharlotteFC in Major League Soccer (MLS) in the United States.
Armour is from Cary North Carolina this is his first professional season with CharlotteFC and with Major League Soccer .
MLS is a men’s professional soccer league sanctioned by the United States Soccer Federation, which represents the sport’s highest level in the United States. The league comprises 28 teams – 25 in the U.S. and 3 in Canada – and plans to expand to 30 teams by the 2023 season.
Armour’s history-making goal came in the 66th minute of the game against Atlanta United which was played on March 13, 2022. He had come into the match at half-time.
During an interview with Dominica News Online (DNO), Armor said he is excited to see where this journey takes him.
“CharlotteFC is a team that I scored the first goal in history, …which was an amazing experience. Leading up to the game, there’s a lot of hype. It was our new rivals, Atlanta United that we were playing against,” he recounted.
He said it was definitely a great feeling scoring, celebrating with the team and seeing the excitement from fans.
Armour stated to to DNO that he began playing soccer at a very young age, inspired by his older brother.
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