Say this for Traffic Sports: They're not letting the uncertainty about Miami FC's future get in the way of active pursuing the United States' best young talent.
The Brazilian company announced earlier this week it has agreed to contractual terms with forward Tony Taylor, a member of the U.S. U-20 national team. Taylor, like fellow Traffic signee Gale Abossoumonde, will represent the United States at the U-20 World Cup in Egypt, which begins Thursday.
"You can already tell Tony is a very special player. He has that rare combination of speed and ball control that you don’t normally see in players his age," Fernando Clavijo, Traffic's Director of Soccer, said in a statement. "With our world-class training center and academy in Brazil, plus our international network of clubs in Europe and the Americas, we will be able to establish a plan that will benefit the player’s development and take advantage of Tony’s incredible potential."
As is the plan with Abossoumonde, don't be surprised if Traffic transfers Taylor to a club overseas.