Sebastian Lletget Helps National Team in World Cup Qualifier
Talented Midfielder Splits Time with West Ham United, US National Team & Santa Clara Sporting
Sebastian Lletget #20 from Santa Clara Sporting - Photo by John Dorton/ isiphotos.com
Sebastian Lletget form the Santa Clara Sporting ’92 Boys Team was instrumental in helping the U17 US National Team win their bracket competition in the 2009 FIFA World Cup Qualifier games last weekend in Mexico. (#20). Sebastian moved this year to England to become part of the West Ham United Development Academy a year and a half ago when he was scouted by Mike Leigh from West Ham United via Sporting Coach Ralf Cebrian. West Ham is a 1st division team in the English Premier League. Between his duties playing on the Sporting ’92 Team, the West Ham United Academy Team, he has helped the USA Team to many victories. Last week Sebastian traveled from England to join the USA team for the Fifa World Cup U17 qualifiers in Tijuana, Mexico. Sebastian scored two goals for the USA squad; 1 goal against Canada and 1 goal against Cuba. The USA team clinched their bracket in 1st place and earned a birth in the 2009 FIFA U17 World Cup to be held later on this year in Nigeria.