Tony Beltran Replaces Injured Brad Evans on U.S. MNT Roster
Evans Sidelined with Calf Injury; Beltran to Join Camp Sunday in Phoenix
CHICAGO (March 30, 2014) – U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added Tony Beltran to the USA’s training camp roster in place of Brad Evans, who continues to recover from a calf injury suffered on March 15 against Toronto FC.
Beltran has earned two caps for the United States. The 2013 MLS All-Star was part of the squad that captured the CONCACAF Gold Cup title last year.
Klinsmann was in attendance for Real Salt Lake’s 3-0 win against Toronto FC on Saturday, and informed Beltran following the match.
The U.S. squad begins gathering Sunday in advance of USA-Mexico, presented by AT&T, on Wednesday, April 2, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. The game is set for 8 p.m. Arizona Time (11 p.m. ET), and will be broadcast live on ESPN, WatchESPN, UniMas and the ESPN Deportes Radio Network. Fans can also follow the match live on Twitter @ussoccer.
More than 50,000 tickets have been sold for the USA’s final match before the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup preparation camp.
U.S. ROSTER BY POSITION – Detailed Roster
GOALKEEPERS (3): Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)
DEFENDERS (8): DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Tony Beltran (Real Salt Lake), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Clarence Goodson (San Jose Earthquakes), Michael Orozco (Puebla), Michael Parkhurst (Columbus Crew), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle Sounders FC)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Maurice Edu (Philadelphia Union), Luis Gil (Real Salt Lake), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
FORWARDS (4): Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Julian Green (Bayern Munich), Eddie Johnson (D.C. United), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)