- Weston McKennie grew to become the highest American goalscorer in Serie A historical past Monday as Juventus beat Crotone.
- He has scored a modest 4 objectives for Juventus in Serie A, a tally that’s greater than every other American in Italy.
- He then celebrated by pretending to be Harry Potter.
Weston McKennie grew to become the best American goalscorer in Italian soccer historical past, then celebrated by pretending to be Harry Potter.
McKennie, 22, scored Juventus’ third purpose following a Cristiano Ronaldo brace because it beat Crotone 3-0 on Monday to maneuver to 3rd within the Serie A desk.
The strike was McKennie’s fourth in Serie A this season, a modest complete, however one which makes him the highest-scoring American within the division’s historical past – seemingly reflecting the paucity of American soccer expertise that has graced Italian soccer.He has additionally scored a single Champions League purpose for Juve, bringing his total complete to 5 objectives.
Present USMNT captain Michael Bradley scored 3 times for Chievo and AS Roma between 2011 and 2013, whereas US soccer Corridor of Famer Alexi Lalas scored twice for Calcio Padova through the 1994-95 season.
Following the goal, McKennie celebrated by pretending be Harry Potter, producing a spell with an imaginary wand.
He has celebrated of all his Juventus goals so far in the same manner.
—B/R Football (@brfootball) February 22, 2021
After scoring in Juventus’ win over Bologna on January 19, McKennie, who’s on-loan on the Italian membership from FC Schalke, defined to DAZN the rationale behind his distinctive celebration. “I’m truly a giant Harry Potter fan,” he mentioned. “I’ve a tattoo on my hand, so it was a magic spell.”