We spoke to Yedlin about both incidents, especially if they somehow reflect his higher profile now that he has made the U.S. national team, is a two-time MLS All-Star and has signed a transfer agreement to Tottenham of the EPL.
On the Earthquakes' goal and Cato's comment: I gave him too much space, and he got the ball. It’s as simple as that. It was a mistake on my part that I’ve watched video on, and it won’t happen again. I mean, he was right in his comments: I gave him too much space, and he did what an attacker is supposed to do.
On RSL fans booing him at Rio Tinto Stadium: I think anytime you see somebody you think is a big player – you see Oba and Clint, they get booed. It’s something like you said that comes with the rising stardom. It doesn’t affect me. I actually enjoy it. It’s good to see fans that passionate nowadays about soccer in America. It’s exciting.