The official "Some site says this guy is a Yank" detective work thread

Discussion in 'Yanks Abroad' started by Dave Marino-Nachison, May 23, 2013.

  1. MHaifa1913

    MHaifa1913 Moderator
    Staff Member

    Metro
    United States
    Dec 21, 1998
    New York, NY, USA
    Club:
    Maccabi Haifa FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    He just scored for the Israel U19s as they lead France in the UEFA U19 Championship semifinal.
     
  2. MHaifa1913

    MHaifa1913 Moderator
    Staff Member

    Metro
    United States
    Dec 21, 1998
    New York, NY, USA
    Club:
    Maccabi Haifa FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    According to this article in Hebrew, El Yam was born in Hawaii and does hold US citizenship.
    https://m.ynet.co.il/articles/bjpisc999
     
  3. BostonRed

    BostonRed Member+

    Oct 9, 2011
    Somerville, MA
    Club:
    New England Revolution
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    DW target Zak Swanson has moved to Portsmouth in League One:



    Still no confirmation of his Yank-ness.
     
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  4. Dave Marino-Nachison

    Jun 9, 1999
    #1229 Dave Marino-Nachison, Jul 8, 2022
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    I've never heard back from anyone on the rather long list of folks I've reached out to about this, which is (I'm guessing) a sign that he's not American. Some recent coverage of his latest move has said he was born in England, though none of it citing an interview or anything direct that I've seen. I guess anything's possible but I'm thinking this was some kind of false alarm and that this isn't the Florida Man we thought it might be.
     
  5. BostonRed

    BostonRed Member+

    Oct 9, 2011
    Somerville, MA
    Club:
    New England Revolution
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Here's another possible dual Yank who just popped up:



    Zachary Parpel
    Date of birth: Sep 10, 2005
    Age:16

    TM says he is dual US-Czech: https://www.transfermarkt.us/zachary-parpel/profil/spieler/1034739

    He's listed with the SK Slavia Prague U19 alongside Yank Alex Wesolowsky. @PhillyFury might be able to help us get a confirmation.

    His club profile only lists Czech under nationality: https://www.slavia.cz/player?id=3279
     
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  6. BostonRed

    BostonRed Member+

    Oct 9, 2011
    Somerville, MA
    Club:
    New England Revolution
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Another from the same source:



    Eric Topor
    DOB: Feb 12, 2005
    Goalkeeper

    TM profile: https://www.transfermarkt.us/eric-topor/profil/spieler/1031510
     
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  7. PhillyFury

    PhillyFury Member

    Slavia Prague
    United States
    Jan 1, 2004
    Prague, Czech Republic
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Yes, Zach is a U.S. national. Moved over to Slavia not too many years ago. Is a back.
     
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  8. Dave Marino-Nachison

    Jun 9, 1999
    Was looking into this one recently but couldn't pin it down. (I'm guessing we're all chasing the same summer Transfermarkt updates...) However, this short item on 90minut, which I consider authoritative, also says he's American; you inspired me to search that site. I'd say we can roll with it.

    http://www.90minut.pl/news/320/news3205377-Eric-Topor-pilkarzem-Bruk-Betu-Termaliki.html
     

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