This type of player 1. Historically has no place on a US team because 2. We don't coach it in youth soccer and 3. Don't know how to coach it professionally or in the usmnt system. All of the playmakers in MLS are foreign. All of the US youth teams are filled with great athletes who also play soccer and when we do try and field playmakers they fail because they have no idea how to play with run fast, kick hard all over the field.