Inter Miami teenager earns maiden Argentina Under-20s call-up

Chris Smith
Benjamin Cremaschi impressed in MLS NEXT Pro last season
Benjamin Cremaschi impressed in MLS NEXT Pro last season / Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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Inter Miami homegrown Benjamin Cremaschi has been called up by the Argentina Under-20 national team for a training camp in Buenos Aires.

Cremaschi is the only player outside of Argentina called into the camp, which begins on December 12 and will be overseen by legendary Barcelona and Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano. The team is preparing for the 2023 South American Under-20 Championship, which acts as Conmebol's qualifying tournament for the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Indonesia.

The call-up rewards Cremaschi for his excellent form in MLS NEXT Pro, with the 17-year-old midfielder scoring five goals and providing one assist in 13 appearances for Inter Miami II.

Born in Florida, Cremaschi remains eligible for the United States at international level, too, with the teenager already capped three times for the Stars and Stripes at Under-19 level, scoring twice, and experiencing training camps with the U-20 and senior teams.

Cremaschi's international options remain open as he looks forward to his first taste with the Argentine set-up.


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