Team USA kicked off their Copa América match against Bolivia with a bang, thanks to Christian Pulisic’s early goal. The U.S. men’s national team wasted no time in making their mark on the group stage play, with Pulisic scoring just over two minutes into the game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The goal came off a corner kick, with Pulisic opting for a short pass to Timothy Weah instead of a traditional cross. Weah then set up Pulisic for a strike towards the net, which had just the right amount of spin to evade Bolivia’s goalkeeper. Despite getting a fingertip on the ball, the goalkeeper couldn’t prevent the shot from finding the back of the net, giving the United States a quick 1-0 lead.

Pulisic’s goal marked his 30th international goal, showcasing his importance to the team as both a goal-scorer and a playmaker. He later provided an assist for Folarin Balogun’s goal, extending the U.S. lead to 2-0. With Panama and Uruguay also in Group C, the United States is aiming to establish themselves as a dominant force in the tournament.

Coach Gregg Berhalter has placed his trust in Pulisic to lead the team with his experience and ability to create scoring opportunities. The Pennsylvania native has already proven his worth in the Copa América, setting the tone for Team USA’s campaign.

Pulisic’s early goal against Bolivia not only gave the United States a strong start in the tournament but also showcased his skill and leadership on the field. As the team looks ahead to upcoming matches, Pulisic’s performance will continue to be a key factor in their quest for success in the Copa América.