Yanks Abroad: Justin Che moves to Hoffenheim on loan through 2023-23 season

Justin Che, 18, became the seventh FC Dallas academy product who moved to Europe in the last year when he signed with Hoffenheim for the remainder of the 2021-22 season to June of 2023, with an option to buy.

FC Dallas also extended Che’s contract through the 2025 season with a club option for the 2026 season.

Che appeared in 15 matches, including 12 starts, for FC Dallas during the 2021 season and recorded three assists. He spent 2020 with North Texas SC and was named to the 2020 USL League One all-league first team and was nominated for the league’s Young Player of the Year award.

He had a short-term loan with Bayern Munich II in 2021. Chris Richards, another FC Dallas product, starts for Hoffenheim on loan from Bayern Munich.

FC Dallas academy products headed to Europe in 2021:
Note: MLS appearances are in parentheses
1. Bryan Reynolds (27). Roma, Italy
2. *Thomas Roberts (6), Austria Klagenfurt, Austria
3. Tanner Tessmann (26), Venezia, Italy
4. **Dante Sealy (11), PSV, Netherlands
FC Dallas academy products headed to Europe in 2022:
5. Jonathan Gomez
(0), Real Sociedad, Spain
(Via Louisville City)
6. Ricardo Pepi (55), Ausgburg, Germany
7. **Justin Che (15), Hoffenheim, Germany
*On loan through May 2022. **On loan through June 2023.

1 comment about "Yanks Abroad: Justin Che moves to Hoffenheim on loan through 2023-23 season".
  1. oswaldo rodriguez, January 22, 2022 at 3:26 p.m.

    Best of luck!  Hopefully Che gets called after being Qualified!

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