15 Jul U.S. teen Tanner Tessmann joins Serie A’s Venezia from FC Dallas
United States worldwide midfielder Tanner Tessmann has joined Serie A aspect Venezia FC from Main League Soccer’s FC Dallas, the golf equipment introduced on Thursday.
A supply tells Football4cast’s Jeff Carlisle that the transfer is “shut” to $4.1 million and contains add-ons. The price was first reported by MLSsoccer.com.
Tessmann, 19, was simply in his second season with FCD’s first team, after having come up via Dallas’ academy since 2016. He is made a total of 28 league and playoff appearances, 16 of them begins, spending the majority of his time within the heart of the midfield.
“Ever since I got here to the academy at 14 years previous, FC Dallas was creating me, honing my expertise and making me a greater younger man. I knew a possibility like this is able to be attainable and it was at all times at the back of my thoughts, solely as a result of FC Dallas was there,” Tessmann mentioned in a membership assertion. “I am excited for this new expertise. It is going to be a superb journey. This isn’t a goodbye. It is an ‘I am going to see you quickly’.”
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Tessmann gained the Golden Ball after main FC Dallas to the U18/U19 Academy Championship in 2019.
On the worldwide stage, Tessmann made his solely USMNT look at senior stage again on Jan. 31, coming on as a 78th minute substitute in a 7-Zero win over Trinidad and Tobago. He additionally made three appearances for the U.S. U-23 team through the Olympic qualifying event final March.
He joins a Venezia aspect that was simply promoted to Serie A, making the upcoming 2021-22 marketing campaign its first within the Italian prime flight for the reason that 2001-02 season. The membership is owned by American Duncan Niederauer, who additionally serves as Venezia’s president and CEO.
Tessmann is the newest FCD alum to a European membership, a bunch that features Bryan Reynolds at AS Roma, Chris Richards at Bayern Munich, Reggie Cannon at Portuguese aspect Boavista, and Weston McKennie, now at Juventus.
The Birmingham, Alabama, native was a two-sport star rising up and had initially signed a letter of intent to play school football at Clemson underneath head coach Dabo Sweeney, who can also be Tessmann’s godfather.