Freddy Adu takes his responsibilities seriously now he is playing in France. "Now that there are Americans in Ligue 1, American fans follow this championship," Adu recently told "Anything we do here is reported by the press, like when we were playing the USA."

Along with learning French Adu has his own blog on Monaco's team website aimed at USA fans of the game.

"Along with Carlos Bocanegra, who plays with Rennes, we represent the USA," he said. "Watching us play, many people see us as a reflection of American soccer. We must do our best to represent our country well."

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