Reyna starts 1st match for US since Berhalter flap, 7-1 rout
Gio Reyna started in his first match with the U.S. after his parents disparaged then-coach Gregg Berhalter for his lack of playing time at the World Cup, a 7-1 rout of 173rd-ranked Grenada in the CONCACAF Nationals League on Friday night at St. George's. Ricardo Pepi and Weston McKennie had two goals each and Alejandro Zendejas scored his first international goal. Christian Pulisic and Brenden Aaronson also scored for the No. 13 Americans, who had never won by a 7-1 score.news.yahoo.com
US players welcome Gio Reyna after World Cup flap, Ream says
Gio Reyna has been welcomed back to the U.S. national team by Tim Ream, one of the group's senior players, after the family of the young midfielder sparked a feud with Gregg Berhalter that left the coach's future uncertain. After Berhalter used Reyna sparingly at the World Cup, the player's parents, former U.S. captain Claudio Reyna and former women's player Danielle Egan Reyna, notified the U.S. Soccer Federation of a 1992 domestic violence involving Berhalter and the woman he later married — Danielle Egan's former college roommate.news.yahoo.com
US Soccer: Berhalter eligible to coach after investigation
The U.S. Soccer Federation says Gregg Berhalter remains a candidate to stay on as men’s national team coach after a report by a law firm concluded he did not improperly withhold information about a 1992 domestic violence allegation involving the woman who later became his wife.
Reyna family flagged Berhalter incident; interim coach named
The U.S. soccer team has been plunged into public turmoil because the family of former U.S. captain Claudio Reyna family says it was the one to notify the U.S. Soccer Federation of a decades-old incident involving Gregg Berhalter and his wife.
With dazzling 14-touch run, Reyna shows promise, frustration
All at once, Gio Reyna showed the promise of the U.S. national team’s future and the frustration of its present. Just back from a hamstring injury that sidelined him for more than half a season, the young American midfielder entered Thursday night's World Cup qualifier in the 60th minute. In the match's most memorable moment, the 19-year-old ran onto a ball poked loose by Walker Zimmerman outside the U.S. penalty area and sprinted half the length of the field on a dazzling run of 14 touches.news.yahoo.com
Reyna follows dad, mom, among 6 debuts as US ties Wales 0-0
United States' Giovanni Reyna instructs his teammates during the international friendly soccer match between Wales and USA at Liberty stadium in Swansea, Wales, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)Gio Reyna walked onto the field for his U.S. national team debut, just like mom Danielle in 1993, just like dad Claudio in 1994. Reyna played 78 minutes Thursday night and was among six debuts for the Americans in a 0-0 tie against Wales in an exhibition at Swansea. And overall, a 17-year-old debuting and he didn’t look like that.”Claudio Reyna made 112 international appearances from 1994 to 2006, playing in three World Cups. Reyna was in a mobile and dynamic midfield, combining with 21-year-old Tyler Adams of Leipzig and 22-year-old Weston McKennie of Juventus.
Gio Reyna makes US soccer debut, a day before 18th birthday
Gio Reyna made his U.S. national soccer team debut against Wales at Swansea on Thursday night on the day before his 18th birthday, joining his father and mother as the first three-member family in American history to make international soccer appearances. Reyna and Musah became just the 12th and 13th players to make an appearance before turning 18. Claudio Reyna was a U.S. captain and played in three World Cups. He was 20 years, 5 months, 26 days when he made the first of 112 national team appearances as a 61st-minute substitute in an exhibition against Norway at Tempe, Arizona, on Jan. 15, 1994. Adams makes his first appearance since March 21, 2019, against Ecuador, and Robinson makes his first since June 5, 2019, against Jamaica.
US youngster Reyna's 1st Bundesliga start foiled by injury
FILE - In this Wednesday, July 17, 2019 file photo, Borussia Dortmund's Gio Reyna, left, reacts after missing a shot against Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Bryan Meredith during a friendly soccer match, in Seattle. American youngster Gio Reyna's first Bundesliga start for Borussia Dortmund was foiled Saturday, May 16, 2020 by a pre-match injury. Reyna made his debut for Dortmund on Jan. 18, becoming the youngest American in the Bundesliga at 17 years, 2 months, 5 days. He is a son of former U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna and women's team player Danielle Egan Reyna. The game, played without fans, was among five Saturday as the Bundesliga became the first major European league to resume following the coronavirus outbreak.
Claudio Reyna calls disappointment with U.S. World Cup tie "progress"
Claudio Reyna calls disappointment with U.S. World Cup tie "progress" Former U.S. men's soccer captain and current NYCFC director talks about the Portugal tie, the upcoming game against Germany, and why this is a great time of year.cbsnews.com