I know the last thing DC needs is another member of its kiddie corps, but, if this kid is available in, say, the second round next year, DC ought to think long and hard about getting him. His name is Arturo Alvarez, a rising 12th grader from Houston, and he is a forward/midfielder who is one of the best players on George Gelnovatch's US national U-18 team. He's currently playing aside United's own Justin Mapp as he earned his strong play with the 18s earned him a look from our old friend Thomas Rongen with the U20 team. Thus far, he is the youngest player Rongen has looked at with the 20s. Supposedly the kid has great technical ability and vision and plays with a lot of flair. Oh, and I almost forgot to mention - while he was born in Texas, both his parents happen to be from a little country south of there called.... El Salvador. Here's a link to a story on him in the Houston Chronicle. http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/story.h...rts/soc/1511924 The way I see it, if we're gonna have young players, and have Salvadoreans, we might as well develop one who can both play for the US AND serve as a bride to the Salvadorean community.