First USA senior call-up for Canaries striker Soto

Norwich City loanee Sebastian Soto, right, has scored five goals in seven games for Telstar so far t

Norwich City loanee Sebastian Soto, right, has scored five goals in seven games for Telstar so far this season Picture: Pieter Hoogeveen/1963-pictures - Credit: Archant

Norwich City prospect Sebastian Soto has been called up to the USA senior squad for the first time, after scoring five goals in his first seven matches of the season.

The striker was among the top scorers at the Under-20 World Cup as the US reached the quarter-finals in 2019 but didn’t make the breakthrough at German club Hannover so joined the Canaries this summer.

Due to work permit issues in the UK, having not been capped at senior international level, the 20-year-old joined Telstar in the Dutch second tier and has made a strong start to the campaign.

It emerged recently that Chile were considering a call-up due to Soto’s family roots but the Californian is one of 10 uncapped players to be called up, having progressed through the national academy system.

WATCH: City loan ace scores a ‘Marco van Basten’ stunnerThe US will face Wales in Swansea on Thursday, November 12 and Panama in Austria in another friendly on Monday November 16, with both kicking off at 7.45pm UK time.

- We spoke to Soto during the October international break, you can watch that interview in the video above.


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