An imposing defender who is dangerous on set pieces, Omar Gonzalez earned his first national team cap in 2010 when he started against Brazil. Now entering his third year as a professional, he is part of an emerging pool of young talent for the United States at the domestic and international level.
- Started alongside Carlos Bocanegra at centerback in the Aug. 10, 2010 match against Brazil at New Meadowlands Stadium.
- A former member of the U-17 Residency Program, he played at the 2005 FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Peru
- Named to the 2010 MLS Best XI and MLS All Star Team for the first time in his career