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Luca de la Torre scores game winner for Fulham against Tottenham

Preseason friendly.

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Fulham downed Tottenham, 1-0, in a closed-door friendly on Saturday. United States youth international Luca de la Torre scored the game winning goal.

Here's the highlight:

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De la Torre is an 18-year old midfielder who has been a regular fixture in the national team program. Last season, he made 18 appearances in the Under-21 Premier League, scoring two goals and assisting on three. His current contract, signed prior to last season, runs through the summer of 2018.

The San Diego, California native joined Fulham in 2014 after playing in the Development Academy with the San Diego Surf. He was referred to as "a game changer" with "talented that do not always come along" by Fulham U-18 coach Gavin Taylor.

De la Torre is an intriguing prospect and yet another American player who appears to be nearing a breakthrough in Europe. Whether it comes this season remains to be seen, but game winning goals against Premier League clubs (even in friendlies) will always turn a few heads.