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Are Mason Mount and Pulisic friends? The curious story of the Chelsea's stars

Mason Mount and Christian Pulisic, teammates at Chelsea, have known each other since they were 11 years old. The Englishman was a member of the Blue Academy, which the American visited in 2010.

Christian Pulisic and Mason Mount
Christian Pulisic and Mason Mount

"There are very few footballers who arrive", that is usually one of the most repeated phrases by players who reach the elite. In it, a background of how complicated that path is. Even more so, sharing it with a colleague that you may have met during your time at the quarry of the team in which you develop. This last case is the one that two of the most important figures of Chelsea have led to excellence: Mason Mount and Christian Pulisic.

Both the English and the American crossed paths at age 11. Mount belonged to the Chelsea Academy, while Pulisic, at that time, paid a visit to the Cobham blues facility. This took place in 2010. Now, in 2021, the two 22-year-olds are not only key players for Thomas Tuchel, but also participated in the recent crowning of the UEFA Champions League.

According to what the photo reflects, if we look from left to right, we can see that the first of the three is Mason Mount. Hugging him, in the middle, nothing more and nothing less than Christian Pulisic. Now, who is the third party that appears in the photo? The mystery was solved in recent days, and it is about Tom Carlton, a young Englishman who did not have the same fate as his two friends. He currently plays soccer for a semi-professional England team called Herne Bay FC.

Who is Mason Mount?

Mason Mount is a Portsmouth-born English footballer who currently plays for Chelsea in the Premier League.

Who is Christian Pulisic?

Christian Pulisic is an American footballer born in Pennsylvania, who currently plays for Chelsea in the Premier League.

Mason Mount and Chrisitan Pulisic: Are they really friend or only Teammates?

The relationship between Christian Pulisic and Mason Mount is special. Their friendship began when they were just kids, and the fact of getting to professional football was just an illusion. The rest of the story is told only with the crowning of the UEFA Champions League together.

Mason Mount and Chrisitan Pulisic: What about their professional careers?

Mason Mount made the lower divisions at Chelsea, but his debut became official at the Vitesse of the Eredivise League. After one season, he returned to England, to play in the second division, English Football League Championship, to play in Derby County. Hence, his arrival at Chelsea, where he played 73 games and scored 13 goals.

Christian Pulisic, instead, he made his professional debut in the German Bundesliga, and uninterruptedly served 4 seasons in the first team. In 2019 he traveled to England to join Chelsea, where he played 52 games and scored 13 goals.

Mason Mount and Chrisitan Pulisic: Tounaments that they won

Mason Mount:

- UEFA Champions League: 2020–21 (Chelsea)

- UEFA European Under-19 Championship: 2017 (England National Team)

Christian Pulisic:

-DFB-Pokal: 2016–17 (Borussia Dortmund)

- UEFA Champions League: 2020–21 (Chelsea)

- CONCACAF Nations League: 2019–20 (US National Team)

Mason Mount and Chrisitan Pulisic: UEFA Champions League winners

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