Accam grew up playing street ball in Accra and, on the strength of his talent, made his way to England for college and built a career for himself in Sweden. By all accounts he is a nice guy who has done well by working hard. He's also a dangerous and dynamic attacker and the guy who is most likely to beat the U.S. team in its first game, effectively eliminating America's chances. Root for him to get hurt – but not badly.
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