American teen Gio Reyna has prolonged his contract with German crew Borussia Dortmund.
The 18-year-old Reyna, the youngest American to play within the Bundesliga, signed a brand new deal via June 2025, the membership mentioned Friday.
Reyna, the son of former U.S. internationals Claudio Reyna and Danielle Egan Reyna, is considered one of many brightest skills in European soccer. Dortmund signed the attacking midfielder from New York Metropolis FC in July 2019 and he scored 4 objectives in 11 league video games for Dortmund’s under-19 crew earlier than his promotion to the senior crew in January.
“Gio’s improvement in current months has been unbelievable,” Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc mentioned. “He will certainly be an vital a part of Borussia Dortmund’s sporting future. I’m personally very happy that he has determined to increase his contract with BVB in the long run with full conviction.”
Reyna turned the primary 17-year-old to file three assists in a Bundesliga match (within the 4-0 house win in opposition to Freiburg) since such information started in 1992. Altogether he has made 22 Bundesliga appearances (two objectives, 5 assists) and has performed in 5 Champions League video games for Dortmund. He has additionally scored two objectives in two German Cup video games.
Reyna bought his first aim for the US within the 6-2 exhibition rout of Panama on Monday, three days after his 18th birthday.
“I’ve already realized rather a lot in Dortmund and I need to study much more in future,” Reyna mentioned.