Charlie Davies & The Long Road Back

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The story of Charlie Davies is like a movie script, or at least it seems like it’s headed that way with each new step Davies takes in his journey back from the tragic accident. It’s an amazing tale of dedication and will, just the desire Davies has to play again at the highest level is incredible.

If you’re someone who has a serious injury or even someone who was cut by a team you expected to make, use Davies story as an example of someone who doesn’t give up but fights back and strives for his dreams. I don’t think anyone will be surprised when #9 suits up for the United States national team again very soon.

Watch Charlie Davies’ amazing return continue on Thursday when DC United hosts the New York Red Bulls at 8 PM ET on ESPN2 and ESPN3.com. Davies says that Thierry Henry, who of course plays for the New York Red Bulls now, was a boyhood hero of his.

Charlie Davies’ TELL ALL: Emotional USMNT tragedy & missing the 2010 World Cup

Former USMNT striker Charlie Davies opens up to ESPN FC’s Herculez Gomez on his emotional journey with the United States men’s national team and missing the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Davies opens up about his tragic accident which derailed his U.S. Soccer career, his determination and return to Major League Soccer with the New England Revolution. Plus, Davies talks through playing against the likes of Argentina, Brazil in Copa America and his fond memories of U.S. stars like Landon Donovan, Clint Dempsey, Oguchi Onyewu, Jonathan Bernstein and Michael Bradley.

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