CHICAGO (Nov. 6, 2015) – U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has named the 23-player roster for the USA’s first match of 2018 World Cup Qualifying campaign. Game one of the semifinal round is set for Nov. 13 against St. Vincent & the Grenadines and kicks off at Busch Stadium in St. Louis at 5:30 p.m CT.
The game will be broadcast on ESPN2, WatchESPN, UniMas and the Univision Deportes Network. Fans can also follow the action on Twitter @ussoccer.
CHICAGO (Oct. 11, 2015) – U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called up five players to join the Men’s National Team ahead of Tuesday’s friendly against 2014 FIFA World Cup quarterfinalists Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J.
Goalkeeper Bill Hamid (D.C. United), midfielders, Mix Diskerud (New York City FC), Lee Nguyen (New England Revolution), Brek Shea (Orlando City SC) and forward Andrew Wooten (Sandhausen), will join the squad upon the team’s arrival Sunday.
Following Saturday’s CONCACAF Cup match, Klinsmann released a total of eight players from camp: goalkeeper Nick Rimando, defenders DaMarcus Beasley and Matt Besler, midfielders Kyle Beckerman, Michael Bradley and Graham Zusi and forwards Clint Dempsey and Chris Wondolowski.
With the changes, the MNT roster stands at 21 players heading into the USA’s final match before the start of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Kickoff for the contest against Costa Rica is set for 6:30 p.m. ET, and the match will be shown live on ESPN, WatchESPN, UniMas and Univision Deportes Network.
Roster by Position: Detailed Roster
GOALKEEPERS (3): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa/ENG), Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Tim Howard (Everton/ENG)
DEFENDERS (7): Ventura Alvarado (Club America/MEX), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City/ENG), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Monchenglandbach/GER), Michael Orozco (Club Tijuana/MEX), Tim Ream (Fulham FC/ENG), Jonathan Spector (Birmingham City FC/ENG)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes/FRA), Mix Diskerud (New York City FC), Jermaine Jones (New England Revolution), Lee Nguyen (New England Revolution), Brek Shea (Orlando City SC), Danny Williams (Reading FC/ENG), DeAndre Yedlin (Sunderland AFC/ENG)
FORWARDS (4): Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Bobby Wood (Union Berlin/GER), Andrew Wooten (FC Sandhausen/GER), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)
The USMNT trained onsite at the Alamodome on yesterday in advance of tonight's USA-Mexico match, Presented by AT&T. Kickoff for the 64th edition of one of international soccer's best rivalries is set for 7:30 p.m. CT and the game will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1, UniMas and Univision Deportes Network.
The young goalkeeping prospect has been tagged as one with a bright future, appearing in every camp with the full team for the second half of 2011. Age-eligible for the 2012 Olympics, Hamid made D.C. United history when he became the first D.C. United Academy player to sign with the first team. He went on to make history, becoming the youngest goalkeeper in MLS history to win a league contest on May 5, 2010, a 2-1 win against Sporting KC, a feat that bested Tim Howard’s previous record.
- Won Development Academy Story of the Year in the 2009 Best of U.S. Soccer Awards for becoming the first D.C. United Academy player to sign with the first team
- Served as an understudy to Tim Howard for seven matches in 2011
- Called into a U-23 training camp in December
- Signed with the D.C. United on Sept. 2, 2009, making him the first Development Academy player to sign with the first team
- Played and started in 28 games D.C. United in 2011, posting seven shutouts
Date of Birth
Nov 25, 1990