Midfielder Samuel Shashoua switches to US from England

Shashoua was born in London to an American father and played for Tottenham's academy.

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REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE: Samuel Shashoua was loaned to second-tier Baleares in September 2018 and then sold to Tenerife.   -  Getty Images

Samuel Shashoua, a 22-year-old midfielder in Spain's Tenerife, was approved for a change of affiliation to the United States from England by FIFA on Monday.

Shashoua was born in London to an American father and played for Tottenham's academy.

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He was loaned to second-tier Baleares in September 2018 and then sold to Tenerife. He debuted for the second-tier team in September 2020 and scored three league goals that season. He has five goals in 22 league matches this season.

Shashoua played for England at the 2016 Under-17 European Championship.

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