Explained: Why Musah & Saka swapped shirts after USMNT draw with England as he remembers his Arsenal past

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  • Musah & Saka swapped shirts
  • Were academy mates at Arsenal
  • USA held England to a draw

WHAT HAPPENED? After Friday's match, Musah posted a photo of Saka and himself holding each other's national team jerseys. Like Saka, Musah also graduated from Arsenal's youth system and the pair were team-mates from 2012 to 2018. Reminiscing about their academy days, the USMNT and Valencia star wrote: "It’s been years since the days at Hale End but I’m so grateful to have crossed paths again on football's biggest stage."


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