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U.S. MNT - Copa America Centenario Roster

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE CAPS/G
M 5-10 165 Crofton, Md. Real Salt Lake 53/1
M 6-0 160 Weston, Fla. Nantes (France) 47/2
D 6-0 170 Overland Park, Kan. Sporting Kansas City 32/0
D 6-2 180 Newport, Calif. D.C. United 5/1
M 6-2 185 Princeton, N.J. Toronto FC 114/15
D 6-4 175 Berlin, Germany Hertha Berlin (Germany) 20/2
D 6-3 185 Attleboro, Mass. Stoke City (England) 39/4
D 5-7 145 Las Cruces, N.M. Monterrey (Mexico) 18/0
F 6-1 170 Nacogdoches, Texas Seattle Sounders FC 123/49
GK 6-4 210 Homer Glen, Ill. Aston Villa (England) 44/0
GK 6-3 185 Highland Ranch, Colo. Molde FK (Norway)
GK 6-3 210 North Brunswick, N.J. Colorado Rapids 108/0
M 6-0 155 Munich, Germany Borussia Moenchengladbach (Germany) 43/2
M 6-0 170 Chicago, Ill. Colorado Rapids 59/3
M 6-0 160 Indianapolis, Ind. Heart of Midlothian (Scotland) 4/0
M 5-9 165 Monrovia, Liberia Portland Timbers 6/1
D 5-11 160 Orange, Calif. Club Tijuana (Mexico) 24/4
M 5-8 140 Hershey, Pa. Borussia Dortmund (Germany) 2/0
F 5-10 165 Irvine, Calif. Hamburg (Germany) 18/5
F 6-0 165 Danville, Calif. San Jose Earthquakes 31/10
D 5-8 150 Seattle, Wash. Tottenham (England) 33/0
F 6-2 175 Hawthorne, Calif. LA Galaxy 24/3
M 5-10 160 Longwood, Fla. Sporting Kansas City 34/4

U.S. MNT - Copa America Centenario Roster

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Crofton, Md.

Club:
Real Salt Lake

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-0

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Weston, Fla.

Club:
Nantes (France)

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-0

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Overland Park, Kan.

Club:
Sporting Kansas City

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-2

Weight:
180

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Newport, Calif.

Club:
D.C. United

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-2

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Princeton, N.J.

Club:
Toronto FC

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-4

Weight:
175

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Berlin, Germany

Club:
Hertha Berlin (Germany)

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-3

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Attleboro, Mass.

Club:
Stoke City (England)

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Weight:
145

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Las Cruces, N.M.

Club:
Monterrey (Mexico)

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-1

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Nacogdoches, Texas

Club:
Seattle Sounders FC

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-4

Weight:
210

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Homer Glen, Ill.

Club:
Aston Villa (England)

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-3

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Highland Ranch, Colo.

Club:
Molde FK (Norway)

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-3

Weight:
210

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
North Brunswick, N.J.

Club:
Colorado Rapids

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-0

Weight:
155

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Munich, Germany

Club:
Borussia Moenchengladbach (Germany)

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-0

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

Club:
Colorado Rapids

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-0

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

Club:
Heart of Midlothian (Scotland)

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-9

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Monrovia, Liberia

Club:
Portland Timbers

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-11

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Orange, Calif.

Club:
Club Tijuana (Mexico)

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
140

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Hershey, Pa.

Club:
Borussia Dortmund (Germany)

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-10

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Irvine, Calif.

Club:
Hamburg (Germany)

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-0

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Danville, Calif.

Club:
San Jose Earthquakes

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-8

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Seattle, Wash.

Club:
Tottenham (England)

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-2

Weight:
175

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Hawthorne, Calif.

Club:
LA Galaxy

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Longwood, Fla.

Club:
Sporting Kansas City

MNT Routs Bolivia 4-0 in Final Copa America Warm-up

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (May 28, 2016) –The U.S. Men’s National Team added a line to record books as it swept past Bolivia 4-0 at Children’s Mercy Park in its final tune-up match before this summer’s historic 2016 Copa America Centenario.

The 4-0 score line, which is the largest margin of victory in U.S. MNT history against a South American country, was highlighted by Christian Pulisic’s strike that made him the youngest goal scorer in the USA’s modern era (since 1990) at 17 years, 253 days old. Forward Gyasi Zardes notched a pair of tallies – one on either side of the break – to earn the first multi-goal game of his international career. Defender John Brooks also added to his burgeoning tally with his third goal in a U.S. shirt while also helping U.S. goalkeeper Brad Guzan pitch the team’s second consecutive shutout.

The MNT begins the 2016 Copa America Centenario on June 3 vs. Colombia at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (6:30 p.m. PT; FS1, Univision, UniMAS, UDN). The U.S. will then continue group play on June 7 vs. Costa Rica at Soldier Field in Chicago (7 p.m. CT; FS1, UniMAS, UDN), before facing Paraguay at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa. (7 p.m. ET; FS1, UniMAS, UDN).

Goal Scoring Rundown:
USA – Gyasi Zardes (Alejandro Bedoya), 26th minute:
A flowing team passing sequence allowed Alejandro Bedoya to chip a perfect pass over the Bolivia defense to the streaking Zardes. Bolivia goalkeeper Guillermo Viscarra rushed out of the goalmouth and to the top of the penalty area in an attempt to cut down the angle and clear the ball away, but Zardes beat him to the ball and calmly rolled a one-touch shot into the vacated net. USA 1, BOL 0 [ WATCH]

USA – John Brooks (Alejandro Bedoya), 37th minute: U.S. captain Michael Bradley alertly picked out Bedoya from a quickly-taken U.S. set piece and the Nantes midfielder slipped past the Bolivia defense to cut a low cross through the penalty box from the right side. With the Bolivia defense caught scrambling, Brooks lost his marker and easily side-footed the ball into the left side of the goal from the top of the six-yard box. USA 2, BOL 0 [ WATCH]

USA – Gyasi Zardes (Bobby Wood), 52nd minute: Zardes began the goal sequence by recycling a U.S. possession through Bradley who switched the point of attack with a long, pinpoint pass to Bobby Wood out wide on the left. Wood beat his defender to the end line with a speedy move and just before the ball went out of bounds, sent a low cross through the six-yard box. Zardes did well to get inside position on his defender and slid to one-time a left-footed shot into the Bolivia goal. USA 3, BOL 0 [WATCH]

USA – Christian Pulisic (Darlington Nagbe), 69th minute: Nagbe seized on a loose ball on the left side and darted through the Bolivia defense with the aid of a slick one-two with Jermaine Jones before drawing the last defender to him. Pulisic was making a run on Nagbe’s right and Nagbe slid a short pass into his path. Pulisic made no mistake and pushed a hard shot past Viscarra into the lower right corner to cap the scoring. USA 4, BOL 0 [ WATCH] FINAL

Next on the Schedule: The USA commences group play at the 2016 Copa America Centenario against Colombia in the tournament’s opening match on Friday, June 3 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. PT and the game will be broadcast on FS1, Univision, UniMAS and UDN.
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Milestone Watch:

  • Clint Dempsey made his 124th international appearance, moving him ahead of DaMarcus Beasley into fifth on the MNT’s all-time caps list. He sits three back of Marcelo Balboa (127) for fourth place.
  • Christian Pulisic scored his first international goal at 17 years, 253 days, becoming the youngest goal scorer in modern era of the U.S. MNT history. Juan Agudelo previously held MNT record for youngest scorer (17 years, 359 days) when he tallied against South Africa on Nov. 17, 2010.
  • Gyasi Zardes’ two goals mark the LA Galaxy forward’s first multi-goal game for his country. He now has five career goals for the USA.

Additional Notes:

  • The win marks the USA’s first victory vs. Bolivia, improving the MNT’s all-time record against La Verde to 1-4-2.
  • The four-goal margin marks the largest margin of victory for the MNT against a South American nation.
  • The MNT won all three of its Copa America warm-up matches defeating Puerto Rico 3-1, Ecuador 1-0 and Bolivia 4-0.

- U.S. Men’s National Team Match Report -

Match: U.S. Men’s National Team vs. Bolivia
Date: May 28, 2016
Competition: International Friendly
Venue: Children’s Mercy Park; Kansas City, Kansas
Kickoff: 7 p.m. CT
Attendance: 8,894
Weather: 73 degrees, sunny

Scoring Summary:       1          2          F
USA                             2          2          4
BOL                              0          0          0

USA – Gyasi Zardes (Alejandro Bedoya)                        26th minute
USA – John Brooks (Alejandro Bedoya)             37
USA – Gyasi Zardes (Bobby Wood)                   52
USA – Christian Pulisic (Darlington Nagbe)         69

Lineups:
USA: 1-Brad Guzan, 14-Michael Orozco (2-DeAndre Yedlin, 46), 20-Geoff Cameron, 6-John Brooks, 5-Matt Besler (23-Fabian Johnson, 46), 11-Alejandro Bedoya (10-Darlington Nagbe, 63), 4-Michael Bradley (capt.) (19-Graham Zusi, 73), 13-Jermaine Jones, 9-Gyasi Zardes (17-Christian Pulisic, 63), 8-Clint Dempsey (18-Chris Wondolowski, 72), 7-Bobby Wood
Subs not used:
12-Tim Howard, 22-William Yarbrough, 3-Steve Birnbaum, 15-Kyle Beckerman, 16-Perry Kitchen
Head Coach: Jurgen Klinsmann

BOL: 23-Guillermo Viscarra, 4-Diego Bejarano, 21-Ronald Eguino, 5-Nelson Cabrera, 3-Luis Gutiérrez (17-Marvin Bejarano, 68), 13-Alejandro Meleán (18-Rodrigo Ramallo, 54), 8-Martín Smedberg-Dalence (22-Edward Zenteno, 74), 20-Fernando Saucedo (15-Pedro Azogue, 46), 10-Jhasmani Campos (11-Bruno Miranda, 46), 9-Yasmani Duk (capt.); 19-Carmelo Algarañaz (14-Raúl Castro, 46)
Subs not used:
1-Carlos Lampe, 12-Rómel Quiñónez, 2-Mario Saavedra, 6-Wálter Veizaga, 7-Juan Carlos Arce, 16-Cristhian Machado
Head
Coach: Julio César Baldivieso

Stats Summary: USA / BOL
Shots: 9 / 6
Shots on Goal: 7 / 3
Saves: 3 / 3
Corner Kicks: 6 / 2
Fouls: 12 / 18
Offside: 2 / 4

Misconduct Summary:
BOLJhasmani Campos (caution)              30th minute
BOL – Yasmani Duk (caution)                      76

Officials:
Referee: Elmer Bonilla (SLV)
Assistant Referee 1: Jose Mangandi (SLV)
Assistant Referee 2: Leonardo Sanchez (CUB)
4th Official: Marlon Mejia (SLV)

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