answer to America Men’s national team striker problem could be playing north France.
Foralin Balogunis a 21-year-old striker from New York who Lance‘ 4-2 win Lorient They came out on Wednesday and now lead French Ligue 1 with 14 goals.French superstar Kylian Mbappe 2nd place with 13 goals.
Represented by Balogun England At youth level — most recently with the U21 team — but he has never been called up to the Three Lions’ senior team. am. arsenal teammate Yunus Musa.
Like Balogun, Moussa played for the England national team in his youth, but used his one-time move to FIFA in 2021 to play at the senior level for his native America. Since then, the 20-year-old has appeared in his 23 games. USMNTincluding all matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
England could put in a bigger effort with Balogun than with Moussa, especially as Balogun has shown more at club level than the teenager Moussa, but given England’s level of senior attacking talent , Balogun may see the striker-starved USMNT as better suited for his international future.
The United States and England will both play at the international window in March. In the meantime, it will be interesting to see if Balogun gets a long-awaited call-up from both teams. The player becomes a cap tie after he has played two senior international matches in one country.
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