The 2022 edition of the Champions League has begun to be a record season for American teams. A few days ago Gio Reyna became the first North American to collaborate with two assists in a match at the highest European competition. now On the fourth day of the match, the Juventus midfielder, Weston McKennie History was also made.
With his debut against Maccabi Haifa, McKennie played in his 23rd game. Champions League, With that he left behind a historic USMNT such as DaMarcus Beasley and He became the second most-appeared American in the biggest club tournament in the world.
It should be noted that with 23 games played, McKennie equals Jermaine Jones, although, being active, McKennie is second on the list and only at the bottom. Christian Pulisic Which has accounted for 45 appearances, a figure that will surely continue to rise due to the regularity that ‘Captain America’ starts with Chelsea again.
Weston McKennie’s Champions League Numbers
McKennie added 4 appearances in the current season, In the same he registers an annotation and is only three away from equaling his maximum number of games played in one edition, a feat he achieved in the 2021 season, which included a ‘Vecchia Signora’ finish in the round of 16 against Porto. was done.
The Team USA midfielder has made 17 out of 23 games with Juventus and 6 with Schalke 04. The club with which he reached the Round of 16, losing to Manchester City.