Joel Asoro (born 27 April 1999) is a Swedish footballer who plays as a forward for Sunderland.
Started his career in his local side IFK Haninge before moving to IF Brommapojkarna at eleven years old. Turning down some of Europe's leading clubs, among them Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Juventus.
Joined Sunderland in August 2016.
Made his professional debut in the league against Middlesbrough in August 2016, became Sunderland’s and Sweden's youngest Premier League player.
Given his first start against Shrewsbury Town in an EFL Cup second round tie.
Scored in his first start in January 2018 against
Eligible to play for Sweden or Ghana at international level.
Reported that Paris Saint-Germain, Milan, Inter Milan, Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig, Villarreal, Valencia and Lyon all scouted Asoro in his Under-21 debut in September 2016.
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