Nathan Worth

Nathan Worth

Country: United States

Date of birth: 26/02/2007 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Chester, New Jersey (United States)

Height: 173cm

Youth career: New York Red Bulls, FC Tulsa (since 2023)

Current club: FC Tulsa

Squad number: 18

Current national team: USA U-16

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by 10.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.11.2014

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Joshua Kimmich/Frenkie de Jong


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To improve:

– not afraid of physical challenges with much stronger opponents but he’s a player of a rather small frame who needs to work hard on his physical development

– aerial duels

Style of play:

– deep-lying orchestrator

– functions best as the main creator from deep who’s fielded in front of the defence and dictates tempo using his good vision and passing ability at all distances

– can also play higher and be very effective in a role of a roaming playmaker

– well-rounded and tactically intelligent midfielder

– excellent positional sense and an acute ability to read the game

– very good range of passing at all distances

– constantly asking for the ball and often is an additional passing option

– always tries to perceive as much as possible by scanning and body orientation

– concentrated, composed, and confident on the ball

– superb composure and retention skills under pressure/press-resistant player

– fantastic technique, close control, and footwork in tight spaces

– high football IQ and spatial awareness

– above-average decision-making on the ball

– very skilled in passing with the outside of the foot

– likes to make sliding tackles

– combative, hardworking, and determined in the defensive phase with good anticipation sense to provide key interceptions and tackles

– accurate and tenacious tackler who likes an active style of defending by getting into challenges and pressing opponents

– high maturity and consistency for a player of his age

– very good indirect set-piece taker

– operates quite comfortably with his weaker left foot

Under pressure Worth plays a superb line-breaking pass.
Worth loses his markers with a good control and plays a good ball providing dynamism to the team’s build up process.
Worth wins the ball back and creates a big chance with a superb through ball.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Defensive midfielder in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 9 November 2023):

USL Championship 2022: 7 games/0 goals (NYRB II)

USL Championship 2023 (ongoing): 17 games/1 goal (Tulsa)


Nathan Worth is considered to be one of the most talented U17s in the USA. He made his professional debut for New York Red Bulls II on 25 June 2022 at 15 years and 119 days old, becoming the 11th-youngest player in USL Championship history. In March 2023, he joined FC Tulsa, quickly earning a pivotal role within the squad despite his young age.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:

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First team material in a top European league.





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