|Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger (left) talks to Zelalem in training ahead of the Galatasaray contest in December|
Zelalem acquired his citizenship courtesy of the Child Citizenship Act, which allows the minor children of naturalized U.S. citizens to obtain citizenship themselves. Zelalem's father, Zelalem Wolydes, recently became a U.S. citizen. Zelalem represented Germany at the youth level but must still file a one-time switch with FIFA to become eligible to play for the U.S. national team, a step believed to be a rather simple bureaucratic process. Read more from espnfc »
Gedion Zelalem plays for Arsenal in ...
Gedion Zelalem of Arsenal FC
Arsenal prospect Gedion Zelalem moves to London