This is very exciting news and a step in the right direction for US Soccer.
On March 15th US Soccer announced Yunus Musah, an 18-year-old multinational with eligibility for England, Ghana, Italy, and the United States, chose to represent the USA in international competition.
He is expected to join the U.S. Men’s National Team for the upcoming friendlies against Jamaica and Northern Ireland during this month’s FIFA international window.
While the U.S. coaching staff has been following him since 2019, Musah first appeared for the USMNT during two matches last November against Wales and Panama, impressing both on and off the field.
“Yunus is an exceptional talent. For his age, it’s impressive what he can do,” USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter said. “When the group first met him, we were immediately drawn to his personality and what a great person he is. When you see him play, you realize there is a ton of talent as well. We’re really excited, because not only is Yunus a player for today, he’s a player for the future.”