FRISCO, Texas — American midfielder Tanner Tessmann transferred to Italy’s newly promoted Venezia from Dallas on Thursday.
A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Tessmann made his professional debut with North Texas on April 27, 2019, signed with Dallas as a homegrown player on Feb. 27, 2020, and played his first Major League Soccer match two days later. He made 28 appearances for Dallas.
The 19-year-old made his U.S. national team debut on Jan. 31 against Trinidad and Tobago.
Venezia is in Serie A for the first time since 2001-02.