Adama Traore had offers to go to the NFL and play American football.
Traore was on the books at Barcelona as a youth footballer.
It was during that time he was approached with a view to him playing American football in the NFL.
The Spanish winger is famous for his massive physique. He is perhaps one of the most muscular footballers in the game.
According to his team-mate Romain Saiss, in an interview with the Mirror he was so strong he gained the attention of the NFL.
During his time at the Camp Nou and even had an offer to play.
‘I remember saying to him: ‘You run like an American footballer’.
‘He responded to me that at the time that he played in Barcelona, NFL teams tried to get him to play American football instead.”
“That’s how explosive he was.”