Sean Johnson Added To U.S. Men’s National Team Roster For June Training CampVeteran New York City FC Goalkeeper and Defending MLS Cup Champion Will Report This Weekend; Zack Steffen Withdraws From Camp for Family Reasons
CHICAGO (May 27, 2022) – U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Gregg Berhalter has added goalkeeper Sean Johnson to the training camp roster to prepare for June friendlies and the start of its Concacaf Nations League title defense. The BioSteel USMNT Training Camp roster will begin reporting to camp in Cincinnati this weekend.
Johnson replaces Manchester City goalkeeper Zack Steffen, who has had to withdraw from camp for family reasons.
The 32-year-old goalkeeper has played nine times for the USMNT, collecting three Concacaf Gold Cup championship medals. Johnson earned MVP honors when he backstopped NYCFC to its first MLS Cup championship last year.
With its World Cup ticket in hand, the USA will play four important matches this June as it prepares for the sport’s biggest stage. The USMNT kicks off the international window on June 1 against African powerhouse Morocco at TQL Stadium in Cincinnati (7:30 p.m. ET; ESPN2, UniMas, TUDN), before USA-Uruguay, presented by Allstate on June 5 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City. The match against the two-time FIFA World Cup champions and 13th-ranked Uruguay is set for 5 p.m. ET on FOX, Univision and TUDN.
The slate continues with the launch of the 2022-23 Concacaf Nations League as the U.S. will attempt to defend its inaugural title, playing group stage matches against Grenada on June 10 (10 p.m. ET; ESPN+, UniMas, TUDN) at Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas and at El Salvador on June 14 (FS1, Univision, TUDN).
DETAILED ROSTER BY POSITION (CLUB/COUNTRY; CAPS/GOALS)
GOALKEEPERS (3): Ethan Horvath (Nottingham Forest/ENG; 7/0), Sean Johnson (New York City FC; 9/0), Matt Turner (New England Revolution; 16/0)
DEFENDERS (9): George Bello (Arminia Bielefeld/GER; 6/0), Reggie Cannon (Boavista/POR; 24/1), Cameron Carter-Vickers (Celtic/SCO; 8/0), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls; 23/3), Erik Palmer-Brown (Troyes/FRA; 3/0), Antonee Robinson (Fulham/ENG; 25/2), Joe Scally (Borussia Mönchengladbach/GER; 0/0), DeAndre Yedlin (Inter Miami; 73/0), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville SC; 28/3)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Kellyn Acosta (LAFC; 51/2), Tyler Adams (RB Leipzig/GER; 27/1), Luca de la Torre (Heracles/NED; 7/0), Weston McKennie (Juventus/ITA; 31/9), Djordje Mihailovic (CF Montreal/CAN; 6/1), Yunus Musah (Valencia/ESP; 16/0), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders; 31/0), Malik Tillman (Bayern Munich/GER; 0/0)
FORWARDS (7): Brenden Aaronson (Red Bull Salzburg/AUT; 18/5), Paul Arriola (FC Dallas; 44/9), Jesús Ferreira (FC Dallas; 9/3), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders; 46/10), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea/ENG; 48/21), Tim Weah (Lille/FRA; 22/2), Haji Wright (Antalyaspor/TUR; 0/0)