American Players Abroad
“Who is Haji Wright?” fans might ask while watching June’s United States men’s national team games. This is a valid question to ask as the 24-year-old is set to make his first appearance with the senior USMNT team.
Who Is Haji Wright
Sergiño Dest made history when he became the first American to appear in El Clásico for Barcelona in 2020. Still, no American has worn the famous white kits of Real Madrid.
That might be changing if reports out of Spain are accurate.
A couple of days ago, Concacaf published the preliminary rosters for the upcoming U-20 Championship, which gives four slots to the 2023 U-20 World Cup in Indonesia and two for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. And scanning the names, a shocking discovery: left-back and Real Sociedad player Jonathan Gomez is on both the U.S. and the Mexico lists for the tournament.
The18's David Moore breaks down the week in soccer news while sipping on some tea...it's Tea Time.
Episode 20 Topics include: Mason "Mickey" Mount missing his penalty, US Soccer officially has equal pay for World Cup winnings and game appearances, and newly formed USL2 side, Vermont Green, wins fans with their excellent debut kit.
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.
✍️ #LUFC is delighted to announce an agreement with Red Bull Salzburg for the transfer of Brenden Aaronson, which will be completed on July 1st
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.
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.
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.
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.