Giovanni Reyna

Giovanni Reyna

Giovanni Reyna
Quick Facts About Giovanni Reyna
Celebrated Name Giovanni Reyna
Age 21 years old
Nick Name Reyna
Birth Name Giovanni Alejandro Reyna
Birth Date 2002-11-13
Gender Male
Profession Soccer Player
Nationality American
Place of Birth Sunderland, England, the UK
Ethnicity mixed
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Scorpio
Father Claudio Reyna
Mother Danielle Egan Reyna
Brother Joah-Mikel Reyn
Sister Carolina Reyna
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status unmarried
Net Worth $100 thousand
Salary 1.6 million euros per year
Height 6 ft 1 inch
Weight 79 Kg
Hair Style curly hair taper fade
Hair Color brown
Eye Color black
Current Team Borussia Dortmund
Coach Marco Rose
Jersey Name Reyna
Jersey Number 7
Position Attacking midfielder

Giovanni Reyna is well-known for his his Bundesliga debut for Borussia Dortmund against FC Augsburg. His debut was historic and a record-holding as he became the youngest American, aged 17 years and 66 days, ever to appear in the Bundesliga, breaking a record previously set by Christian Pulisic.

Who is Giovanni Reyna?

Giovanni Alejandro Reyna is an American professional soccer player. He plays as an attacking midfielder for Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund. He is the emerging young pearl and valuable player of the United States national team. 

On February 4, 2020, Reyna scored his first professional goal in a 3–2 defeat to Werder Bremen in the DFB-Pokal Round of 16. In doing so, he became the youngest goalscorer in German Cup history. On February 18, 2020, Reyna became the third-youngest player ever to appear in a knockout game of the UEFA Champions League when he came on as a substitute in the 67th minute against Paris Saint-Germain.

Nine minutes later, Reyna set up Erling Haaland's game-winning goal for Borussia Dortmund in the second leg of the Round of 16, becoming the youngest American to play and record an assist in a Champions League fixtures. 

 On July 28, 2021, Dortmund announced that Reyna would wear the number 7 shirt for the upcoming season, previously worn by Jadon Sancho. On August 27, he became the youngest player to make 50 Bundesliga appearances during the league match against Hoffenheim. 

Early life and Parents

Giovanni Reyna was born on 13th November 2002 in Sunderland, England, the UK. His birth name is Giovanni Alejandro Reyna. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Scorpio is his star sign. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Reyna was born into a middle-class sports-loving family. His father Claudio Reyna, is a retired soccer player and current Sporting Director of Austin FC. His mother Danielle Egan Reyna is also a professional soccer player. He had two brothers: Jack and Joah-Mikel Reyn and a sister named Carolina Reyna. But his elder brother Jack died in 2012 due to cancer.

Little Reyna grew up in Bedford, New York, where he attended the local community school. Since childhood, he showed keen interest in playing football and joined the academy team of his hometown club, New York City FC, in 2015. After high school, he moved to Germany to join Borussia Dortmund's academy in 2019. 

Giovanni Reyna Personal Life: Girlfriend and Dating 

Giovanni Reyna hasn't officially dated anyone to date. He is currently single. He is at a young age and is more focused on building his life and career. We cannot find any trace or link of Reyna's name with the girls. Based on his humble and charming personality, he will undoubtedly be in a loving relationship in the future.

He has recently turned 19 years last week. It means that Reyna is still a young teenage guy enough to get married. He is just gradually crawling toward his youth life from a teenager. But he might be dating secretly because, during the teenage, people are generally attracted to the opposite sex. 

Giovanni Reyna Net worth and Salary 

As of June 2021, the net worth of Giovanni Reyna is estimated to be around $100 thousand. On February 11, 2021, while joining the senior squad of Borussia Dortmund the market value of 17 years old Gilmour was €6 million. Within one year period, his market value has reportedly become €42 million (updated on October 7, 2021)

In November 2020 the attacking midfielder signed a contract with Borussia Dortmund that nets him a whopping salary of 1.6 million euros annually: It means he earns €133,333 per month, €4,384 per day, and €183 per hour. He earns extra income through an endorsement deal with Adidas. 

The professional player hasn't lack behind from living a moderate lifestyle through his massive earnings. He lives in a luxurious apartment located roughly 15 minutes from Borussia Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park home in Germany. He also has family property in Bedford, New York, where his parents and siblings live peacefully. 

Giovanni Reyna Body Measurements: Height and Weight

Giovanni Reyna is 6 ft 1 inch and his body weight is around 79 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workout and gym exercises to keep him fit and active. He has a curly hair taper fade hairstyle that is brown in color. His eye color is black. 

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Borussia Dortmund football training center for warm-ups and training. He is a simple guy with no tattoos on his body part. 

Facts About Giovanni Reyna

  • #1 He was included in The Guardian's "Next Generation 2019".
  • #2He is the second-youngest player of Dortmund after Jude Bellingham.
  • #3Apart from being American, he also holds Portuguese, English, and Argentine nationality.
  • #4He was named after his father's former Rangers teammate Giovanni van Bronckhorst.
  • #5 Reyna received his first call up to the senior United States squad for matches against Wales and Panama in November 2020.
  • #6He is of Portuguese and Argentine descent through his father.
  • #7In 2020, he was awarded U.S. Soccer's Young Male Player of the Year.
  • #8He is often compared with French Footballer David Trezeguet.
  • #9He scored the winning goal in the final of the Generation Adidas Cup.
  • #10He is an all-rounder blessed with pace and a footballing brain.