Giovanni Reyna is making impressive starts at Borussia Dortmund. The 17-year-old can become a future star of American football. The match between Borussia Dortmund and Werder Bremen in the German National Cup 2020, a super product appeared.
A Dortmund player danced between Bremen’s three defenders and unleashed a curling curler into the top corner of the goal. Earlier, Dortmund head coach Lucien Favre was impressed by a player on the U19 team.
The assistants reported on a player who scored 4 goals and 7 assists in 12 appearances for U19 Dortmund. That player was Giovanni Reyna and immediately Lucien Favre called him to Dortmund’s official squad.
Soon after, Reyna was playing 11 games for Dortmund in the new year 2020 and left a great impression. The goal against Bremen came in Reyna’s German Cup debut. He also had an assist for Erling Haaland to score against Paris Saint-Germain also in his debut in the Champions League.
Giovanni Reyna was followed by the family to pursue a football career from the very beginning. The “Football family” is the most accurate phrase to say about his family.
His father – Claudio Reyna used to play for Wolfsburg, Manchester City, Sunderland. His mother Danielle Egan is also a professional footballer. Both Reyna’s parents have played for the US national team.
Even his name Giovanni was named after a very famous teammate of his father – defender Giovanni Van Bronckhorst. It can be said that football has been in Reyna’s veins since he was born.
Shortly after joining New York City Academy, Giovanni Reyna attracted a lot of attention. He made his US U15 debut at the age of 13.
And just a year later, Reyna helped U16 New York City to win the Adidas Cup and receive the best player in the tournament. At the prestigious young tournament Torneo delle Nazioni, Reyna’s 4 goals and 4 assists helped U15 USA win the tournament.