Sebastian Lletget is an American soccer player who plays midfield for the FC Dallas team in Major League Soccer.
Early Years and Education
Sebastian Francisco Lletget was born in San Francisco, California on September 3, 1992, to Argentine parents. He grew up in South San Francisco, California, where he went to El Camino High School and played soccer for Santa Clara Sporting of Silicon Valley before joining the United States Under-17 residency program.
Scouts from the West Ham United International academy watched him play for Santa Clara. In 2009, he moved to England.
What is Sebastian Lletget’s Net Worth?
As of December 2022, Sebastian Lletget Has an Estimated Net Worth of $1.4 Million (Source: Fame Ranker). He earns an estimated annual salary of $368,550. He gets most of his money from his club and from endorsement deals with a number of well-known companies.
Sebastian Lletget’s Club Career
West Ham United
In September 2010, Lletget signed his first deal as a professional with West Ham. He played in friendlies before the season started and was on the bench for four Premier League games in 2012–13 that he did not start.
When he got mononucleosis, it slowed down his progress in his career. In spite of this, he signed a new contract in 2013. He played his first game for West Ham on January 5, 2014, against Nottingham Forest at The City Ground in the third round of the FA Cup. West Ham lost 5–0.
Lletget joined LA Galaxy on May 8, 2015. Lletget played his first game for the Galaxy on May 17, 2015. He replaced Mika Vayrynen in the 69th minute of a 4–0 loss to Orlando City SC. On May 30, Lletget played for the USL team LA Galaxy II against Colorado Springs.
The Galaxy won the game, which was between the two teams, 2-1. Lletget played with the first team for the first time on June 13 against Columbus Crew. He scored the game’s first goal, which was also his first for the Galaxy.
Four days later, Lletget scored again in a U.S. Open Cup game against PSA Elite, which they won 6–1. In a 5–1 win over the Philadelphia Union on June 20, Lletget scored for the third game in a row. In a 5–0 win over Portland Timbers on June 24, Lletget scored for the fourth game in a row.
During the 2016 season, on June 14, 2016, Lletget scored two goals against UPSL team La Máquina FC in the Fourth Round of the U.S. Open Cup. Again, Lletget scored two late goals in the U.S. After beating Seattle Sounders 4–2, the Galaxy moved on to the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup.
Sebastian Lletget spent the 2017 LA Galaxy season recovering from an injury he got while playing for the U.S. national team. In the 61st minute of the first El Tráfico, he scored the first goal for the Galaxy since he got back. Then, Zlatan Ibrahimovi came in for Lletget and played his first game.
New England Revolution
New England Revolution, who held the Supporters’ Shield at the time, bought Lletget on December 14, 2021. In the first game of the season, a tie against Portland Timbers, he started and scored for the first time.
Lletget scored the game-winning goal in the Revolution’s 2022 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal match against Pumas UNAM on March 9, 2022. He scored his second MLS league goal in the Revolution’s 3-2 win over FC Cincinnati on May 21, 2022.
The Revolution sold Lletget to FC Dallas on August 3, 2022. In exchange, FC Dallas gave the Revolution $600,000 in allocation money. The Revolution would get $300,000 in allocation money in 2022 and another $300,000 in 2023, according to reports.
Lletget has competed at the U.S. Under-17, – 20, and -23 levels.
Coach Bruce Arena called Lletget to the United States National Team (USMNT) for the first time on January 6, 2017. Lletget’s first game for the US men’s national team was on January 29, 2017, against Serbia.
In a World Cup qualifying game against Honduras on March 24, 2017, Lletget scored his first goal for the United States men’s national team. In the same game, he hurt his Lisfranc joint, which kept him out for six months after surgery.
Lletget was called up for the first time since he got hurt against Honduras on October 1, 2018, for friendly games against England and Italy.
Lletget played in the group stage of the 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League. He made his debut in November 2019, when the USMNT beat Canada 4–1. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the finals of that tournament were put off until June 2021. Lletget played in the semi-final, in which Honduras won 1-0. He came on as a substitute in the 83rd minute of the final game, in which the USMNT won 3-2 over Mexico.
Lletget played for the United States in the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup. He captained the team twice in five games. He played in the last game, which the United States won 1-0 over Mexico.
Lletget played in four games that helped the team qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. He scored a goal in a 4-1 win on the road against Honduras. It came after a shot by Ricardo Pepi hit the post.
Who is Sebastian Lletget’s Girlfriend?
In June 2016, it was revealed that Lletget is dating singer-songwriter and actress Becky G. He appears in her music video for “My Man” in 2020. The couple got engaged on December 9, 2022.