The LA Galaxy signed U.S. midfielder Sebastian Lletget from West Ham United F.C. in the England’s Barclays Premier League. The Galaxy acquired the right to sign Lletget from the New England Revolution in exchange for $50,000 in Allocation Money.
Lletget, a product of San Francisco, California, featured for Sporting Santa Clara in Northern California as a youth player before joining West Ham United’s youth system in London in 2009. He made his first team professional debut for the English Premier League side in 2014 when he played all 90 minutes in a FA Cup match against Nottingham Forest.
2016: In his second season in MLS with LA Galaxy, Lletget was one of seven players to clock over 2,000 minutes with the team in 2016. After recording seven goals and two assists in 2015, Lletget played the role of distributor more in 2016, recording one goal and eight assists. He was named to the MLS Team of the Week once.
2015: After joining the team in May, Lletget went on to be the Galaxy’s second leading goalscorer in 2015, netting seven goals while adding two assists. He started 17 of the 20 games he appeared in and was selected to MLS Team of the Week twice: Week 22 at Colorado Rapids and Week 25 against NYCFC. At one point in the season, Lletget went three consecutive games with a goal – that streak started in just his third game with LA.
Internationally, Lletget has made multiple appearances for U.S. Men’s National Team youth sides, including call ups to the USMNT U-17’s, U-20’s and U-23’s.