U.S. workforce forsake Thanksgiving to concentrate on England
Matt Turner’s Thanksgiving normally includes turkey dinner and all of the trimmings together with his household again in Park Ridge, New Jersey however this yr will likely be just a little totally different.
Whereas the US shuts down on Thursday, goalkeeper Turner and his U.S. workforce mates will likely be busy getting ready for his or her showdown with England on the World Cup in Qatar.
The 28-year-old, who joined Arsenal from MLS facet New England Revolution in June, will definitely be in no temper for items as he tries to close out Gareth Southgate’s facet.
A frightening prospect, in comparison with tucking right into a seasonal feast, however Turner is more than pleased to skip the routine because the U.S. try to repeat their well-known World Cup win over England 72 years in the past in Belo Horizonte.
“Yeah, each Thanksgiving, in all probability 30 or 40 of my household and pals all collect at my mother and pop’s home again in Park Ridge,” Turner advised reporters on Wednesday.
“So yeah, we’re gonna miss out on that however mother and pop are right here in Qatar. It will be just a little bit totally different for the folks again dwelling this time round, however look ahead to the long run many extra instances with them.”
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