On Friday BVB jewel Giovanni Reyna turns 18 – for his birthday he gets a big raise from BVB!
Reyna was promoted to professional football only in January and is now a regular under coach Lucien Favre (63).
On Thursday, “Gio“ made his debut in the US national team. The son of former selection captain Claudio Reyna stood in the starting eleven of the Americans at the friendly in Wales. Thus, the teenager is only the twelfth US national player who was less than 18 years old at his first international play.At the same time, the midfielder immortalized the Reyna family in the history books of US football: Father, mother and now also the son played for the selection of the 1994 World Cup host. Claudio Reyna made his debut on January 15, 1994 at the age of 20.
Danielle Egan, who married Claudio Reyna in 1997, was only 19 years old when she played her first of six international matches for the US ladies: on 14 March 1993 against Germany.