Jamal Musiala has pledged his worldwide future to Germany over England. The 17-year-old, who turned Bayern Munich’s youngest Champions League goalscorer in Tuesday’s 4-1 victory over Lazio, was born in Stuttgart to a German mom and British-Nigerian father, however moved to England together with his household as a seven-year-old and has represented each nations at youth stage.
He informed The Athletic of his resolution to play for Germany: “I’ve considered this query lots. What is greatest for my future? Where do I’ve extra probabilities to play? In the top, I simply listened to the sensation that over a protracted time frame saved telling me that it was the appropriate resolution to play for Germany, the land I used to be born in. Still, it wasn’t a simple resolution for me.
“I have a heart for Germany and a heart for England. Both hearts will keep on beating.”
Germany’s head coach, Joachim Löw, met Musiala in January to debate the way in which forward.
The midfielder, who turns 18 on Friday and is predicted to signal a brand new contract at Bayern, mentioned he wouldn’t overlook these at Chelsea and the Football Association who’ve helped him. Continue reading