Monday January 4th, 2016

United States men's national team forward and Stanford star Jordan Morris will skip his final collegiate season and turn pro, according to

Morris is currently negotiating a contract with the Seattle Sounders of the MLS, where he would sign as a homegrown player. The club already confirmed that it has offered Morris the most lucrative contract for a homegrown player in league history.

Morris has also reportedly received offers from clubs overseas, with reported interest from the Bundesliga. 

Morris earned his first call-up to the national team in 2014 as a sophomore in college. He has made seven appearances with the senior team, scoring one goal. 

Stanford won its first soccer national championship this season with a 4–0 over Clemson on Dec. 13, with Morris scoring twice in the final to cap his junior season. Morris was named a first-team All-American after tallying 13 goals and three assists in 2015 and is a finalist for the Hermann Trophy, which is given annually to the best player in the country. The winner will be announced on Friday. 

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