- Associated Press - Saturday, May 20, 2017

INGOLSTADT, Germany (AP) - Weston McKennie of the United States made his first professional appearance as he came on as a substitute in the 77th minute in Schalke’s Bundesliga finale on Saturday.

The 18-year-old McKennie replaced Donis Avdijaj in Schalke’s 1-1 draw against Ingolstadt. McKennie is a midfielder from Little Elm, Texas, and joined Schalke in August 2016.

McKennie and Haji Wright, 19, were added both added to the first-team roster earlier in the week, but Wright was an unused sub.

Schalke did not make its players available for the Under-20 World Cup, where the U.S. opens Monday against Ecuador.

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