Tyler Shaan Adams is an American pro soccer player who plays for Leeds United in the Premier League and captains the United States squad. Adams, a product of the New York Red Bulls academy, began his professional career with the New York Red Bulls II at the age of sixteen before moving up to the New York Red Bulls first team the following year. In January 2019, Adams joined RB Leipzig. In July 2022, three and a half years later, Adams signed for Leeds United.
Tyler Adams Early Life:
Tyler lived with his mother for the first thirteen years of his life. Due to the absence of his biological father, Adams grew older than his age. Young Adams astonished the world when given a chance to play against Chelsea at the age of 16. He competed against a Chelsea team that included star players like Eden Hazard and Diego Costa and scored a goal.
Tyler Adams Education:
Adams completed his high school education at Roy C. Ketcham in Wappingers Falls, New York. A few weeks after receiving his high school diploma and in the middle of the Red Bulls’ season last summer, Adams enrolled in online courses at Southern New Hampshire University. It wasn’t a decision that was made on the spot.
Adams’ mother negotiated a provision specifying that his tuition would be refunded each time he passed a course at college back in 2015 when Tyler signed his first professional contract with the Red Bulls.
Tyler Adams Family Status:
Melissa Russo gave birth to Adams in Dutchess County, New York. It is unknown who Tyler Adams’ biological father is. However, he does have a stepdad named Darryl. His stepfather Daryl Sullivan was a soccer coach at the high school and collegiate levels. Tyler became the oldest of four step brothers, Darryl Junior, Dylan, and Donovan, after Darryl’s family entered his life.
Tyler Adams Physical Stats:
Tyler has a good physical presence. Adams stands 5 feet 9 inches tall. Tyler’s body weighs 72 kilos. Tyler has hair the same color as his eyes, which are stunning black.
Tyler Adams Zodiac Sign:
On February 14, 1999, Tyler Adams was born in the sign of Aquarius.
Tyler Adams Career:
Tyler’s journey to professional soccer began when he was six years old. He started by developing his talents on a neighborhood team. Adams was motivated by a desire to perform spectacular feats with the soccer ball from an early age. Tyler used to stand out from other players because of his fierce competition.
At the age of 12, Tyler Adams enrolled in the Red Bulls Academy. Tyler Adams was superior to the players in his age group and had a steely drive to make it as a professional. Before turning pro, Adams played for the under-13, under-14, and under-16 teams while a member of the Red Bulls Academy in 2011.
It wasn’t easy to make the transition from the club’s academy to its senior squad. Adams joined The New York Red Bulls II, the organization’s top reserve squad. The 2016 USL Cup Final victory with his team was his team’s finest accomplishment when he was a reserve. Tyler Adams’ early club career saw him continue on a rapid climb. He advanced to become a regular with the USA junior national team within a year of joining the New York Red Bulls senior club.
Adams’ selection by Tab Ramos, head coach of the U.S. Under-20 National Team, for the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship marked a significant turning point in his career. Tyler was aware that he had a chance to join the US men’s national team at that event. The young man brought honor to his nation by assisting the USA to capture the CONCACAF U-20 trophy for the first time. After posting two victories for his club and the national youth team, the Wappinger kid was promoted from Red Bull reserves to the main team.
Tyler was hoping to hear from the US Men’s National Team. On November 14, 2017, Tyler Adams received his first cap for the USMNT, much to the delight of his family. The young player partnered with Weston McKennie, who scored the goal in a 1-1 draw against Cristiano Ronaldo‘s Portugal.
Adams’ success at the club level was mirrored at the national level. He contributed to New York Red Bulls’ MLS Supporters Shield victory in 2018. A transfer to the German Bundesliga squad, RB Leipzig, followed that in January 2019.
Gregg Berhalter had been in charge of the USMNT when he joined the German team. Adams wasn’t yet a starter, but he helped the USMNT win the CONCACAF Nations League along with Gio Reyna, Cristian Pulisic, Josh Sargent, and others. His progression with the German team was unaffected by a few minor injuries. Thanks to a huge return, Adams became the most unlikely hero at RB Leipzig.
He scored the vital goal that propelled Leipzig into their first-ever Champions League quarterfinal. Only 11 years after its official founding, the German club accomplished that. More significantly, Adams assisted RB Leipzig in capturing the 2021–22 DFB-Pokal trophy alongside players like Nkunku, Silva, Szoboszlai, Angelino, Poulsen, Josko Gvardiol, and others.
USMNT SBI Tyler Adams was named the game’s MVP.
Tyler Adams, a midfielder for the United States men’s national team, received the captaincy before the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The 23-year-old undoubtedly set the bar high in Monday’s Group B debut.
Adams, who played in the middle of the field, put in a strong 90 minutes, winning SBI’s Man of the Match award. When the USMNT drew 1-1 with Wales in their first World Cup game in eight years, the Leeds United midfielder raced all over the field with relentless effort.
Tyler Adams Relationship Status:
Tyler Adams is dating Sarah Schmidt. Adams’ future wife Sarah showed signs of dating in April 2019, when Tyler and Sarah’s images entered the public realm. Adams played soccer for RB Leipzig at the time. She is incredibly helpful and willing to put her own plans on hold to support Tyler wherever his job takes him. When her partner celebrated winning the DFB-Pokal trophy, Sarah Schmidt was present.
Tyler Adams Social Appearance:
Tyler Adams is a well-known social media user and is active on sites like Twitter, and Instagram. He has 184k followers on Instagram under the handle @tyler.adams. Currently, he has over 69.9k followers on his Twitter handle @tyler_adams14.
Tyler Adams Net Worth:
The American wonder boy entered the professional ranks before he had even finished his adolescent years and began his senior career unusually early. His high income from Leeds is included in his estimated net worth of around $4 million.
Tyler Adams committed to a five-year deal with the Premier League team, keeping him with the team through 2027. According to reports, he will make $24 million for his tenure or $4.8 million annually on average.