Youth Movement: Johan Gomez gets first goal in Portuguese second division

The European season has begun for the growing number of American teenagers playing in Europe.

Gio Reyna, who scored for Borussia Dortmund in its 3-0 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach, was one of three players who scored over the weekend in competitive action.

Former FC Dallas academy player Johan Gomez (photo), was promoted to Portuguese giant FC Porto's second team, which plays in the second-tier LigaPro, scored in the 4-1 win over Vizela. Bryang Kayo, Reyna's teammate on the 2019 U.S. U-17 World Cup team, scored the first goal for Wolfsburg II in its 3-2 win over HSC Hannover in the German Regionalliga.

Evan Rotundo, who joined Schalke 04's youth program this summer, scored three goals in the first 37 minutes in a 7-0 preseason win over an under-19 team from amateur club DSC Wanne-Eickel.

2001:
Justin Butler, Ingolstadt (Germany D3), sub-9 minutes (2-1 vs. Uerdingen)
Quincy Butler, Hoffenheim II (Germany D4), sub-24 minutes (0-3 at Kickers Offenbach)
Johan Gomez, FC Porto B (Portugal D2), 80 minutes, 1 goal (4-1 vs. Vizela)
Matthew Hoppe, Schalke 04 II (Germany D4), sub-15 minutes (2-1 vs. Roedinghausen)
Owen Otasowie, Wolves (England U-18), 89 minutes (2-1 at Burnley).
Indiana Vassilev, Burton Albion (England D3), sub-29 minutes (2-1 vs. Accrington Stanley)

2002:
Kobe Hernandez-Foster, Wolfsburg (Germany U-19), 90 minutes (2-3 vs. Werder Bremen)
Bryang Kayo, Wolfsburg II (Germany D4), 79 minutes, 1 goal (3-2 vs. HSC Hannover)
Damian Las, Fulham (England U-18), 90 minutes (3-1 at Brighton).
Augustus McGiff, Reading (England U-23), sub-14 minutes (0-4 vs. Fulham)
Gio Reyna, Borussia Dortmund (Germany D1), 78 minutes (3-0 vs. Borussia M'Gladbach)
Jonathan Tomkinson, Norwich (England U-23), sub-62 minutes (0-3 at Aston Villa)

2003:
Niklas Dossmann, Mainz (Germany U-19), 90 minutes (5-2 vs. Karlsruher)

2004:
Kaile Auvray, Lille (France U-17), 90 minutes (1-0 vs Boulogne Bill)
Luca Fava, Bochum (Germany U-17), 41 minutes (1-1 at Paderborn)
Carver Miller, Arminia Bielefeld (Germany U-19), 90 minutes (4-1 vs. Lippstadt)

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