Weston McKennie joined Tyler Adams, Josh Sargent and Matthew Hoppe as younger, rising USMNT stars to attain objectives in top-five European leagues this week because the Juventus midfielder bagged his fourth aim for Juventus on Sunday.
All in all, it’s a reasonably good time to be a USMNT fan with three gamers underneath the age of 21 scoring objectives within the Bundesliga in the identical week, and a 22-year-old doing the identical as he establishes himself as a full-time fixture lower than six months after becoming a member of the nine-time defending Serie A champions.
Juventus beat Bologna 2-0, with McKennie doubling their lead within the 71st minute by redirecting Juan Cuadrado’s nook kick contained in the far put up to bag his second aim in 5 video games.
And the celebration? Oh, that’s simply McKennie persevering with to be essentially the most jovial, likable USMNT-er since one other son of east Texas — one, Clinton Drew Dempsey.
McKennie and Co., nonetheless have numerous work to do to finish their decade of dominance, as they at the moment sit fifth within the desk and path leaders AC Milan by seven factors. Andrea Pirlo’s aspect does, nevertheless, have a sport in hand, which might reduce the hole to a way more manageable 4 factors.
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