Brad Davis Added to U.S. MNT Roster
CHICAGO (March 19, 2013) – Houston Dynamo midfielder Brad Davis has been added to the U.S. Men’s National Team roster ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico. With the addition, there will be 24 players training in Denver.
Davis has earned six caps for the United States, scoring the game-winning penalty in the 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup final. A finalist for the 2011 MLS Most Valuable Player award, he is a two-time MLS Cup champion.
U.S. ROSTER BY POSITION
GOALKEEPERS (3) : Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)
DEFENDERS (6) : Tony Beltran (Real Salt Lake), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City),Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Clarence Goodson (Brondby), Justin Morrow (San Jose Earthquakes)
MIDFIELDERS (10) : DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Roma), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Maurice Edu (Bursaspor), Jermaine Jones (Schalke), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht), Brek Shea (Stoke City), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
FORWARDS (5) : Jozy Altidore (AZ Alkmaar), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna), Clint Dempsey (Tottenham Hotspur), Herculez Gomez (Santos), Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders FC)
The U.S. will face Costa Rica at sold-out Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on March 22 at 8 p.m. MT. The match will be broadcast live on ESPN, WatchESPN and UniMas. Four days later, the USA seeks its first ever World Cup qualifying win against Mexico on its home soil. Kickoff from Estadio Azteca is set for 10:30 p.m. ET, with coverage on ESPN, WatchESPN and Univision beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET. Fans can follow both matches on ussoccer.com’s MatchTracker and on Twitter @ussoccer.
As part of the qualifier in Denver, U.S. Soccer is hosting a series of fan activities including a Pep Rally on March 21 at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Denver.