Bundesliga debut: American teenager Joe Scally plays 'an absolute class game'

A Bundesliga debut doesn't get much harder than this:. -- Opening day of the season before the largest crowd in 17 months;. -- Up against nine-time defending champion Bayern Munich; and. -- Tasked with watching German international winger Leroy Sane. Joe Scally, 18, had a near-faultless debut for Borussia Moenchengladbach,...
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Joe Scally's Bundesliga debut against Bayern Munich sends USMNT Twitter into overdrive

U.S. Soccer Twitter was abuzz on the first big day of the European soccer season after what fans saw in the opening Bundesliga match. American Joe Scally, an 18-year-old right back who made just seven appearances while in Major League Soccer, started and shined for Borussia Monchengladbach against defending German champion Bayern Munich. It was his first start in the Bundesliga and he did the business against German internationals Leroy Sane and Thomas Muller, all while technically playing out of position at left back.
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Jesse Marsch, an American coach in the Bundesliga, begins his next chapter

All over Europe, top soccer leagues featuring U.S. players are stirring back to life this week. Christian Pulisic and Chelsea will attempt to defend their continental crown, and Gio Reyna is poised for a big year in Germany. Josh Sargent found a new home in England. Weston McKennie will partner with Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo while Sergiño Dest will make do after the departure of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. In all, the U.S. men’s presence in the most competitive habitat is at a record high.

Bundesliga: Donata Hopfen To Replace DFL CEO Christian Seifert

The governing body of the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2, Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) has found a replacement for CEO Christian Seifert. Donata Hopfen will replace the 52-year-old Seifert. The 45-year-old is currently the managing director and partner at BCG Digital Ventures, a Boston Consulting Group company. Seifert announced earlier this...

A GOOD START: Reyna scores in Bundesliga season opener

Gio Reyna, playing against Costa Rica in June, enjoyed an encouraging start to the Bundesliga season. (Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports) Gio Reyna certainly got his Bundesliga season off on the right foot, striking once in Borussia Dortmund’s 5-2 whipping of Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga season opener for both teams Saturday.

Adams, Malen, Moukoko highlight Bundesliga's next breakout stars

The German Bundesliga is known for its role in developing and nurturing some of the game's biggest and brightest talents. From Erling Haaland, Jude Bellingham and Giovanni Reyna at Borussia Dortmund, to Jamal Musiala, Alphonso Davies at Bayern Munich and Moussa Diaby at Bayer Leverkusen, the league is filled with next-level talent in almost every position.
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Bundesliga wrap: Haaland, Dortmund feast; Reyna scores, Brooks assists

Erling Haaland is still at Borussia Dortmund and right about now Eintracht Frankfurt is wishing someone expedited his exit from the Westfalenstadion. Instead, the prolific young giant from Norway delivered five goal contributions as BVB was one of three Bundesliga clubs to score four or more goals on Saturday. The...

Bundesliga season preview: Bayern's Lewandowski chases history

The Bundesliga will celebrate its 59th anniversary when the 2021-22 season officially kicks off this week. Bayern Munich looks like a heavy favourite to repeat as German champions, while traditional Bundesliga teams SV Werder Bremen and Schalke were both relegated at the end of the last term, which means this season will have a somewhat unfamiliar look.

Bundesliga And AWS ‘Are Still At The Beginning’ Of Their Partnership

It was a significant deal for the Bundesliga and Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS). The two agreed on a significant partnership back in January 2020. “We are the only top league that is also a media company,” CEO of the Bundesliga Christian Seifert said at the time of the announcement. Added Klaus Bürg, managing director and general manager at AWS: “For us, it is about creating a new viewing experience that hasn’t existed previously in this form."

Bundesliga And Sky Agree On 4-Year TV Contract For The United Kingdom

Sky Sports will be the exclusive broadcaster of the German Bundesliga in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. The governing body of the Bundesliga, Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL), is expected to announce the deal shortly. The deal will run until 2025 and follows the league's close cooperation with Sky in Italy and Germany.