CHICAGO (Jan. 18, 2016) - U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added veteran defender Brad Evans to the roster for the January training camp in Carson, Calif. Evans will be available for training Monday.
The camp, which runs from Jan. 11-Feb. 6 and contains a mix of Senior Team members and a host of players age-eligible for the U-23 MNT, will culminate with friendlies against Iceland on Jan. 31 and Canada on Feb. 5. Both matches will be played at StubHub Center in Carson [TICKETS].
Evans made his debut with the MNT on July 4, 2009 against Grenada and has earned 25 career caps. He played a large role in helping the U.S. qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, appearing in 10 matches in 2013 and starting five in the final round of qualifying for Brazil. He scored his first international goal, a stoppage-time game-winner, during the USA’s 2-1 win in qualifying against Jamaica on June 7, 2013 in Kingston, Jamaica.
The Seattle Sounders captain appeared in eight matches for the U.S. in 2015, including four in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
U.S. Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (3): David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Luis Robles (New York Red Bulls)
DEFENDERS (9): Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Steve Birnbaum (D.C. United), Matt Miazga (New York Red Bulls), Eric Miller (Montreal Impact), Tim Parker (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Matt Polster (Chicago Fire), Brandon Vincent (Chicago Fire), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Mix Diskerud (New York City FC), Jermaine Jones (unattached), Perry Kitchen (unattached), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Lee Nguyen (New England Revolution), Tony Tchani (Columbus Crew SC), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC)
FORWARDS (6): Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Ethan Finlay (Columbus Crew SC), Jerome Kiesewetter (VfB Stuttgart), Jordan Morris (unattached), Khiry Shelton (New York City FC), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)