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Amadou Macky Diop loves the game that feels like home

Atlanta United 2 forward Amadou Macky Diop loves soccer because it’s a universal language. The game he grew up playing with his brothers and father on the streets of his home country of Senegal is the same game they play in China or at The Proving Ground.

“The style of play is different, but soccer is soccer,” Diop explained. “You play soccer the same way you’re going to play in China or in India. It’s probably more physical here, but it’s basically the same.”

The similarities helped Diop when he came to college in America, but it’s the ability to score goals that truly drives him.