Jurgen Klinsmann - USA vs. Canada - 2/5/2016

It’s pretty common to see US national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann tweeting about his players’ latest highlights.


When Jordan Morris scored his first pro goal over the weekend, Klinsmann tweeted about his “big moment.” When Jermaine Jones made his debut in Colorado, Klinsmann tweeted that Jones “loves the snow.”


But over the weekend, Klinsmann heaped praise on a player he normally doesn’t tweet about:


April 16, 2016

Many US national team fans were probably thinking, “Who?”


Fabrice "Fafà" Picault is one of the more intriguing USMNT-eligible players in Europe at the moment. A 25-year-old winger who holds both US and Haitian citizenship, Picault was born in Manhattan and plays in the 2.Bundesliga for FC St Pauli.


His three goals in 12 appearances this season may not be making headlines like Bobby Wood’s stint in Germany’s second-tier league, but Klinsmann is clearly watching.


The former Tampa Bay Rowdies and Fort Lauderdale Strikers prospect has yet to be capped for the US national team, but if Klinsmann’s tweets are any indication, Picault may still get his chance someday.