The 23-year-old French-American scored twice on Sunday in Malmo’s 5-0 win over IK Sirius, bringing his side up to fourth place in the Swedish Allsvenskan table.
For Gall, it’s his first goals of the season for Malmo, after making just four appearances for the club to this point.
The Paris-born midfielder opened his account in brilliant style in the 67th minute with a powerful left-footed strike from the top of the box, before doubling his tally with an even better finish from a right angle.
Gall has yet to earn a call up to the USMNT in young career, despite representing the Under-18 and U-20 national teams in the past.
The 22 players on the pitch weren’t the only ones with something at stake during Saturday’s World Cup quarterfinal contested in Russia.
England ultimately captured one of the four places in the the next round of the competition, however, a bet between superstars David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic had implications of their own.
Prior to the match, Ibrahimovic challenged Beckham to a straight-up bet regarding the victor of the game.
If Sweden were to win, Beckham would have to purchase an item of Ibrahimovic’s choice from store Ikea, while Ibrahimovic was asked to attend an England match donning a Three Lions kit if Beckham and his native land came out on top.
Following the England victory, Ibrahimovic took to social media, saying, “I’m coming. Congrats.”
The two who have kick off the day’s action at 10 a.m. ET.
England, the 1966 winners, take on Sweden, 1958 finalists, in Samara. Gareth Southgate‘s Three Lions know their possibility for glory is as good as its been in some time, with just two wins holding them back from a final.
The same, of course, is true for Sweden, who has shut out every team but Germany so far in its World Cup run.
The late game sees hosts Russia looking to continue what’s been a fairly dreamlike run with a toppling of Croatia. While Vatreni may not carry the name recognition of previous combatants Spain, Croatia is a superior test for the Russians.