- Position: Midfielder
- Date of Birth: 11/13/2002
- Pro Team: Borussia Dortmund
- Height: 6'1"
- Weight: 170
- Caps: 8
- Goals: 4
Already a breakout player with Borussia Dortmund, Reyna chose to move to Europe before he was old enough to sign a professional contract. That turned into a quick opportunity with a Borussia Dortmund setup already well connected with American players. Reyna was already familiar with the academy system, working his way up with NYCFC where his father former USMNT player Claudio was sporting director. Gio got his first game with Dortmund’s senior squad in January, 2020 and quickly became a regular starter including in the Champions League.
With Reyna a part of one of the most talented attacks in European club soccer, his potential is as high as any player in the USMNT pool. He won the US Soccer Young Male Player of the Year award in 2020.
2021: Started against Jamaica on Mar 25. Started and scored against Northern Ireland on Mar 28. Started against Switzerland on May 30. Started in the Nations League semifinal against Honduras on Jun 3. Started and scored in the final against Mexico on Jun 6. Subbed on against Costa Rica on Jun 9 and converted a penalty. Started against El Salvador on Sep 2 in Concacaf World Cup qualifying.
2020: Committing to the USMNT at the earliest opportunity, Reyna debuted against Wales on Nov 12. He started and scored against Panama on Nov 16.
2020-21: Became a regular with Borussia Dortmund, finishing 3rd in the Bundesliga and winning the DFB Pokal.
2019-20: Debuting in January, Reyna made 15 appearances for Borussia Dortmund along with playing in two Champions League games.
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