Mix Diskerud Talks NYCFC, Adjusting to MLS and Status as a USMNT Fan Favorite

Over the last two years, Mix Diskerud has become one of the top United States men's national team players. And as many will note, he is quite the hit with the fans of the USMNT as well. 

The midfielder joined New York City FC during the Major League Soccer offseason and has gotten off to a strong start in manager Jason Kreis' system. 

One of the things the 24-year-old enjoys about his new club is the former Real Salt Lake boss' style of play. 

“I definitely like his style of playing," Diskerud told Bleacher Report after Friday's training session. "He wants to go through the ground, fast-paced on the ball and one-two touch. That’s the way I think soccer should be played." 

Diskerud received some tips about Kreis from two of his USMNT teammates before he moved to the Big Apple from Rosenborg BK in Norway. 

"I had Kyle (Beckerman) and Nick (Rimando) say nothing but good things abo...

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