American striker Josh Sargent signed his first professional contract at Werder Bremen on his 18th birthday on Tuesday.
Under FIFA rules, Sargent had to wait until he turned 18 to sign his first contract and play in an official game for the club.
"Now it's official. Joshua Sargent has signed a professional contract at SV Werder Bremen on his eighteenth birthday," a club statement read. "Sporting director Frank Baumann confirmed as much on Tuesday afternoon."
Sargent provided an assist in his...