Zack Steffen second Team USA player in a Champions League Final | Sports UEFA Champions League

Zack Steffen, substitute goalkeeper for Manchester City, has managed to be the second player of the Team USA in being in a Champions League Final by equaling what was achieved by Jovan Kirovski, who in the same way can join this Wednesday Christian Pulisic with Chelsea.

It was in 1997 when Jovan Kirovski was in the dispute for the Orejona with the Borussia Dortmund, Although he did not play in the Final in Berlin, he did have participation throughout the tournament, so he is also the only footballer in the USMNT What is it champion of the Champions League.

In this season, Zack Steffen He already played a game, on December 9, 2020 against Olympique Marseille, in a 3-0 victory for Manchester City, in addition to a game in the Premier League and was the starter for Pep Guardiola at the Carabao Cup, where the Cityzen box was champion of the tournament.

Now, with the City’s move to the Final in Istanbul, Turkey, Steffen matches what Kirovski did, with his mind set on being the second element of USA in being able to be champion of the continental tournament.

Jovan Kirovski is currently part of the coaching staff of the LA Galaxy of MLS and at the time, he was also the first player from the United States to play in the Champions League, when he made his debut in the Group Phase against Atlético de Madrid.


Since the creation of the UEFA Champions League, there has never been a final with the presence of two American players, something that could happen in this edition, in which in case Chelsea win their ticket against Real Madrid with Christian Pulisic, who scored in the first leg, which will guarantee that a soccer player from Team USA is champion of the continental tournament, for the second time in its history.

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