Yunus Musah Profile
|Born||Nov 29, 2002|
|Birthplace||New York, New York, USA|
Yunus Musah is one of the hottest American talents on the Spanish soccer scene. Playing for Valencia in the La Liga, he is beginning to show his star quality.
Born in New York City, Yunus Musah has already made a name for himself in Spanish soccer. However, the young winger started his career back in the United Kingdom at Arsenal.
Musah was a key part of the Arsenal youth system and was in Unai Emery's plans for the future of Arsenal. However, the American had different ideas and decided to move to Spain to join Valencia CF's B team.
Living the Spanish dream at Valencia
Musah made his debut for Valencia B at the age of 16 in September 2019, in a 0-0 draw with CF La Nucía. He scored his first goal for Valencia B in March 2020 against Gimnàstic de Tarragona.
After an impressive first term with the B team, Musah was promoted to the first team, where he spent the summer pre-season.
The 17-year-old American made his debut for the first team in September 2020, starting in a 4-2 win against Levante UD.
The winger also became the youngest ever non-Spanish player to score for Valencia at the age of 17 years and 338 days, scoring in 2-2 draw with Getafe CF.
During the 2020/21 season, Musah's contract with Valenica was extended to 2026.
Musah, who is eligible to play for the USA, Italy, and England, played for England at youth level, turning out for the U-15s, U-18s and U-19s.
However, he switched to the USA national side and made his full international debut in November 2020, starting a friendly against Wales in a 0-0 draw.
Musah states that he is still eligible for USA, Italy, and England call-ups, however will decide on his international future by March 2021.
Musah is of Ghanaian decent, born in the USA, brought up in Italy, and has played in England.
Yunus Musah makes €1.1million a year, with a market value of €10million. His net worth is estimated to be €100,000.