American Players Abroad

It’s Official: Brenden Aaronson Is Latest American To Join The Premier League

Leeds United has signed American midfielder Brenden Aaronson from Red Bull Salzburg for an undisclosed fee on a five-year contract, the Premier League club said on Thursday.

Aaronson will complete the move on July 1 and the 21-year-old will be tied to the club until 2027.

Pulisic Removes Chelsea From Instagram Bio — What Does It Mean?

Christian Pulisic might be done with Chelsea, at least if we go by his Instagram bio. Pulisic transfer rumors are spiking after the American winger seemed to hint he’s on his way out after removing Chelsea from his bio and profile pic.

Pulisic is the most popular USMNT player in the world thanks to his big-money move to Chelsea in 2019. But the native of Hershey, Pennsylvania, hasn’t received the playing time he or his fans would prefer.

Jesse Marsch Eschews Ted Lasso Narrative, Saves Leeds From Relegation In Dramatic Fashion

When Jesse Marsch was hired to revitalize a struggling Leeds United earlier this year, the Ted Lasso comparisons were everywhere, British media members incapable of treating Marsch like his own man. Now, Leeds’ American coach can separate himself from the TV manager.

In his first season, Ted Lasso’s fictional AFC Richmond was relegated. In his first season, Jesse Marsch’s Leeds United survived. 

Macario, Horan And Lyon Slay Mighty Barcelona With Dominant Showing And Insane 30-Yard Golazo

American stars Catarina Macario and Lindsey Horan became the fourth and fifth USWNT players to win the UEFA Champions League as Lyon defeated the seemingly unstoppable Barcelona 3-1 on Saturday in Turin.

Macario and Horan played the entire game and the 22-year-old phenom made history as the first American to score in the final

HISTORY! USWNT Phenom Macario Becomes First American To Score In A Champions League Final

Catarina Macario made history on Saturday when she became the first American to score in a UEFA Champions League final. Macario and her club Lyon faced Spanish powerhouse and defending champions Barcelona in Turin, Italy, and had a sensational first half.

With Lyon leading 2-0, Macario netted the third goal in the 33rd minute with a poacher’s finish at the far post. Lyon went on to win 3-1.

Oh No Pulisic! USMNT No. 10 Has Miss Of The Season Candidate With Blown Chance Vs. Leicester

Christian Pulisic probably didn’t get any good sleep on Thursday night after he missed a golden opportunity against Leicester City during Premier League action. Wednesday’s sitter was the latest in a worryingly growing Pulisic miss compilation.

In the span of a year, Pulisic has had a high number of misses from close range. Here’s the full Pulisic miss compilation that spans from May 2021 through May 2022. We’ll start with Thursday’s missed chance.

Bayern Munich Teen Surprises Germany, Switches Nationality To Represent USA

The USMNT just picked up a rising Bayern Munich star. On Thursday, Germany’s U-21 coach confirmed a Malik Tillman nationality switch that will see the attacking midfielder represent the U.S. over the country of his birth.

Frankfurt Defender Timothy Chandler Becomes First American To Win Europa League Title

American defender Timothy Chandler deserves some recognition as the first USMNT player to win the Europa League with his club team. Chandler and Eintracht Frankfurt lifted the 2022 Europa League trophy after defeating Scottish outfit Rangers 5-4 on penalties

Mason Mount Flubs His Chance As Liverpool Keeps Quadruple Dreams Alive

Maybe Chelsea should try to start scoring goals in regulation of domestic cup finals. Or maybe coach Thomas Tuchel should give more respect to American penalty takers. For the third time in three years and second in a manner of months, the Blues missed a chance to bring home hardware via a penalty shootout defeat after a scoreless draw.

Liverpool outlasted Chelsea 6-5 in a dramatic shootout following 120 minutes of scoreless football to claim the 2022 FA Cup trophy. The win kept Liverpool’s hopes for an unprecedented quadruple alive.

Pulisic Gets Rare Start, Scores Eighth Goal Of Season With Beautifully Placed Shot

Christian Pulisic has started two Premier League games in a row for Chelsea and has picked up an assist and a goal. Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel had repeatedly snubbed Pulisic from the starting 11 for the past two months. Hopefully this Pulisic goal vs Leeds United on Wednesday will earn him a start in the FA Cup final against Liverpool on Saturday.

Pulisic’s goal was Chelsea’s second in a 3-0 victory on Wednesday.

Pulisic Goal vs Leeds