Top 10 lessons learned at adidas Nations

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The adidas Nations event, which featured the world’s elite 18-and-under players representing teams from the United State, Africa, Australia, Latin America, Philippines and Russia, culminated with Monday’s championship game highlighted by 18 ESPN 100 prospects in action.

With so many elite players on display, there were plenty of lessons to be learned. Here are the top 10 things I learned: