Aaaaallllllllllllllllright, Bundesliga, we get it, and we like you, too.
The German top flight’s web site released its Wonderkid XI on Tuesday, and it’s littered with American blood.
And it’s not just Christian Pulisic playing four forward positions.
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Yep, along with the American BVB star (19), France’s Benjamin Pavard (22), and Bayer Leverkusen’s Leon Bailey (20) of Jamaica are three others Yanks.
Weston McKennie (19) isn’t a surprise given his fine debut for Schalke, but Hertha Berlin youngster Jonathan Klinsmann (21) topping the ranks of young backstops is interesting even with his surname.
Then there’s Werder Bremen teen Josh Sargent (18), who sits atop the league’s 4-2-3-1 formation and is the youngest player on the list. He was born in 2000. I’m going to crawl into a hole with my grey patch of hair. Cheers.
Also on the list: Bayern Munich’s Niklas Sule (22, Germany), RB Leipzig’s Dayot Upamecano (19, France), Wolfsburg’s Gian-Luca Itter (19, Germany), Stuttgart’s Santiago Ascacíbar (21, Argentina), and Kai Havertz (19, Bayer Leverkusen).