Gedion Zelalem

Gedion Zelalem (born January 26, 1997) is a German-born American professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder for Scottish Championship side Rangers, on loan from Premier League club Arsenal. After playing for various youth teams in Germany and the United States, Zelalem initially played with Arsenal’s youth squads after joining the team in early 2013, and made his senior squad debut for Arsenal in an FA Cup match in January 2014. Internationally, Zelalem made appearances for Germany’s under-15 team, under-16 team and under-17 team during 2012 and 2013, while also being eligible for his ancestral Ethiopia. He became a U.S. citizen on December 29, 2014, and FIFA subsequently approved his eligibility to play for the United States on May 13, 2015.

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