Sebastian Lletget

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Sebastian Lletget
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Personal information
Full name Sebastian Lletget[1]
Date of birth (1992-09-03) September 3, 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth San Francisco, California, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[2]
Playing position Atacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
West Ham United
Youth career
000?–2009 Sporting Santa Clara
2009–2010 West Ham United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– West Ham United 0 (0)
National team
2009 United States U17 7 (3)
2011 United States U20 3 (0)
2011– United States U23 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 04:24, 16 January 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 05:45, 24 September 2013 (UTC)

Sebastian Lletget (born September 3, 1992) is an American association football player who plays as an attacking midfielder for West Ham United. He has also played for the United States at under 17, under 20 and under 23 levels.

Early years[edit]

Born in San Francisco, California to Argentine parents,[3] Lletget grew up in Northern California where he played for Sporting Santa Clara of Silicon Valley before playing with the United States under-17 residency program.[3] He was spotted playing for Santa Clara by scouts from the West Ham United International academy and moved to England in 2009.

Club career[edit]

West Ham[edit]

Lletget signed his first professional contract with West Ham in September 2010.[4] He played in pre-season friendly games and was an unused substitute for four Premier League games for the 2012-13 season.[4] His career progress was slowed when he contracted mononucleosis. Despite this he signed a contract extension in 2013.[3] He made his official debut on 5 January 2014 for West Ham in a 0-5 loss against Nottingham Forest at The City Ground in the FA Cup.[5]

International career[edit]

Lletget has played for the United States at under 17, under 20 and under 23 levels.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier League Clubs submit Squad Lists". Premier League. 4 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 551. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  3. ^ a b c "In new role, Lletget rewarded with contract extension". www.socceramerica.com. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Sebastian Lletget". www.whufc.com. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Nottm Forrest v West Ham". BBC Sport. 5 January 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 

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