Julian Green Accepts Germany U-19 Call, But USMNT Future Remains a Possibility: Nightly Soccer Report

julian green Julian Green Accepts Germany U 19 Call, But USMNT Future Remains a Possibility: Nightly Soccer Report

In a blow to US Soccer, talented Bayern Munich striker Julian Green has decided to accept a call-up to the U-19 Germany squad instead of training with the US Men’s National Team who will be preparing for their upcoming friendlies against Scotland and Austria.

Green recently accepted a call-up by the USMNT squad. But Green later decided to turn down the invitation.

Klinsmann explained:

“We are going to give Julian an opportunity to breathe. All of these conversations and attention can be a bit overwhelming for a young player, so we decided to take the foot off the pedal and let him focus on his work at Bayern. We had a great conversation. He’s a mature young man and he clearly has a bright future. I told him that when the time is right, the door is wide open.”

Green took time to breathe, and decided to accept a call-up to Germany U-19 during the upcoming international break. His agent said:

“He has started the qualification matches with the German U-19 team and wants to support this team in the upcoming matches, as well. These matches are a great opportunity for him as a young player to gain further international experience without being determinate too early.”

Green still has a chance to select the US Men’s National Team as the country he wants to play for, but today is worrying news for USMNT fans and Klinsmann.

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3 thoughts on “Julian Green Accepts Germany U-19 Call, But USMNT Future Remains a Possibility: Nightly Soccer Report”

  1. The young guy was born in the US but has been living in Germany with his mom since he was 2. Surely the most likely scenario is that he would play for the country where he grew up and was raised since he was 2.

  2. “The young guy was born in the US but has been living in Germany with his mom since he was 2. Surely the most likely scenario is that he would play for the country where he grew up and was raised since he was 2.”

    if he has a guaranteed shot at the german seniors national team, then he’d choose germany.

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