Arsenal’s Folarin Balogun opts to play for United States instead of England | USA

The Arsenal forward Folarin Balogun has opted to represent the United States at senior level, with Fifa approving a request from US Soccer to change his national eligibility from England on Tuesday.

Balogun, who has starred in Ligue 1 with Reims on loan this season, has played for England up to under-21 level but now looks set to play for the US national team, who are co-hosting the next men’s World Cup in 2026.

The 21-year-old, who has scored 19 goals in the French top flight this term, was born in Brooklyn but grew up in London. Balogun was also eligible to play international football…


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