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2016 IMG Cup

Bradenton, Fla.
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U.S. Beach Soccer National Team Opens Balaton Beach Soccer Cup 2018 With Win Against Japan

SIOFOK, Hungary (Aug. 17, 2018) – The U.S. Beach Soccer National Team defeated Japan 5-3 to kick off the Balaton Beach Soccer Cup 2018 in Siofok, Hungary. The four-team tournament also features host Hungary and the Czech Republic, who tied 4-4 later in the day (with the Czech Republic edging out Hungary 3-2 in penalties).

The scoring opened for the U.S. with a Japanese own goal, followed by goals from Alessandro Canale, Christopher Albiston, David Mondragon and Jason Leopoldo.

The U.S. next faces Hungary on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 9 a.m. ET, before playing against the Czech Republic on Sunday, Aug. 19, at 8:45 a.m. ET. Both matches will be streamed live on Tv8 Sports’s Facebook Page.

U.S. Beach Soccer Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (2): 1-Chris Toth (San Marcos, Calif.), 12-Daniel Waltman (Tacoma, Wash.)
DEFENDERS (3): 5-Adriano Dos Santos (Baltimore, Md.), 6-Bryce Kaminski (San Clemente, Calif.), 10-Gabriel Silveira (San Francisco, Calif.)
FORWARDS (5): 4-Christopher Albiston (Virginia Beach, Calif.), 9-Alessandro Canale (Venice, Calif.), 2-Jason Leopoldo (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), 3-David Mondragon (Santa Cruz, Calif.), 7-Nick Perera (Carlsbad, Calif.)

Balaton Beach Soccer Cup 2018 Standings
Pos. Team  GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
1       USA    1    1  0  0    5    3    +2    3
2       CZE    1    0  0  1    4    4      0    1
3       HUN   1    0  0  1    4    4      0    0
4       JPN     1    0  1  0    3    5     -2    0

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Neymar Headlines Roster for USA-Brazil, Presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance, on Sept. 7 in New Jersey

Set to jumpstart a new cycle, the next generation of the U.S. Men’s National Team will begin this fall’s Kickoff Series with a stern challenge as it faces Neymar and a star-studded Brazil side on Sept. 7, presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (TICKETS).

The Paris Saint-Germain attacker is one of 13 players from Brazil’s 2018 FIFA World Cup squad, headlining a roster that also includes attackers Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona) and Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), midfielders Casemiro (Real Madrid) and Willian (Chelsea), defenders Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain) and Filipe Luís (Atlético Madrid), and goalkeeper Alisson (Liverpool).

Additionally, 11 players on the roster combined for a total of 21 trophies won across domestic and European club competitions this past season. Members of the squad lifted league and cup hardware in England, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain, while Casemiro helped Real Madrid to a third-straight UEFA Champions League title and Filipe Luís was part of Atlético Madrid’s UEFA Europa League-winning squad.  

Coming in at No. 3 on August’s edition of the FIFA World Rankings, Brazil will arrive at MetLife Stadium as the MNT’s first of six opponents during the fall Kickoff Series, a slate of matches that will see the USA face one its strongest schedules in a calendar year.

Four days after the Brazil clash, the USA will renew a regional rivalry in USA-Mexico, presented by AT&T, on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at Nissan Stadium in Nashville. The next month, the MNT will take on another South American powerhouse, Colombia, on Thursday, Oct. 11 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., before facing a still-to-be announced opponents on Tuesday, Oct. 16 in the United States.

The MNT will then complete its 2018 schedule with a trip to Europe where it will face 2018 FIFA World Cup Semifinalists England on Nov. 15 at London’s famed Wembley Stadium before a clash with Italy on Nov. 20 at a site to be determined in Europe.

Detailed Brazil roster (2018 FIFA World Cup players noted in bold):

GOALKEEPERS (3): Alisson (Liverpool/ENG), Hugo (Flamengo), Neto (Valencia)

DEFENDERS (8): Alex Sandro (Juventus/ITA), Dedé (Cruzeiro), Fabinho (Liverpool/ENG), Fagner (Corinthians), Felipe (Porto/POR), Filipe Luís (Atlético Madrid/ESP), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Andreas Pereira (Manchester United/ENG), Arthur (Barcelona/ESP), Casemiro (Real Madrid/ESP), Fred (Manchester United/ENG), Lucas Paquetá (Flamengo), Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona/ESP), Renato Augusto (Beijing Gouan/CHN), Willian (Chelsea/ENG)

FORWARDS (5): Douglas Costa (Juventus/ITA), Éverton (Grêmio), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool/ENG), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Pedro (Fluminense)

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MNT Aug 17, 2018

Alex Morgan is Scoring Goals and That’s Good for Everyone (Except Those Playing Against Her)

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WNT Aug 14, 2018
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Making Moves: Running Down U.S. MNT Offseason Transfers and Loans

It’s been a busy summer of moves for many in the U.S. Men’s National Team player pool. In fact, barely a week has gone by without someone associated with the MNT finding a different home for the new season. Whether a transfer or loan, a change of clubs is often part of player’s progression. It can be a step up in to a bigger challenge or one to get more playing time. With leag Read more
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USA Wins 2018 Concacaf Girls' U-15 Championship 3-0 vs. Mexico

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Hard-Fought, Comeback Draw vs. Spain Not Enough for USA to Advance at 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

DINAN-LEHON, France (Aug. 13, 2018) – The USA rallied from two goals down to draw European champion Spain 2-2 in the third and final Group C match for both teams, but the Americans needed a win to advance to the quarterfinals and exited the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup despite the thrilling comeback. With Japan defeating Paraguay 6-0 in the other Group C match taking place at the s Read more
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For Abigail Kim, It's All About Family, On the Field and Off

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PREVIEW: U-20 WNT Looks to Clinch World Cup Quarterfinal Berth Against Japan

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PREVIEW: U-20 WNT Looks to Clinch World Cup Quarterfinal Berth Against Spain

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USA Reaches 2018 Concacaf Girls' U-15 Championship Title Game with 3-0 Win vs. Portugal

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Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
5-0 W Bradenton, Fla.
6-0 W Bradenton, Fla.
6-0 W Bradenton, Fla.

2016 IMG Cup

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE
F 5-10 155 Alexandria, Va. D.C. United
D 5-8 140 Lompoc, Calif. Santa Barbara Soccer Club
D 5-5 Douglasville, Ga. Ambush
D 5-10 155 Wilton, Conn. New York City FC
M 5-2 105 Westerville, Ohio Crew SC Academy
D 5-4 115 Salida, Calif. Modesto Ajax
M 5-8 145 Eden, Utah Real Salt Lake
M 5-7 126 Indio, Calif. LA Premier
GK 6-1 160 Southwest Ranches, Fla. Weston FC
M 5-8 140 Renton, Wash. Seattle Sounders FC
D 5-10 153 Brooklyn, N.Y. New York City FC
F 5-5 110 Newport Beach, Calif. Pateadores
D 5-3 125 Long Beach, California Unattached
M 5-8 140 Woodbridge, Va. D.C. United
M 5-5 115 Olathe, Kan. Sporting Kansas City
GK Oxnard, Calif. Oxnard PAL
F 5-6 145 Orem, Utah La Roca FC
M 5-5 130 Houston, Texas Houston Dynamo
F 5-10 135 Round Rock, Texas Philadelphia Union
F 6-2 165 Little Elm, Texas FC Dallas
F 5-7 125 Bethesda, Maryland Bethesda-Olney
D 5-11 119 Corona, Calif. LA Galaxy
M 5-9 159 Savannah, Ga. Unattached

2016 IMG Cup

Everson Amaya

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-10

Weight:
155

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Alexandria, Va.

Club:
D.C. United

Julian Araujo

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-8

Weight:
140

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Lompoc, Calif.

Club:
Santa Barbara Soccer Club

George Bello

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Douglasville, Ga.

Club:
Ambush

Nico Benalcazar

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-10

Weight:
155

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Wilton, Conn.

Club:
New York City FC

Sebastian Berhalter

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-2

Weight:
105

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Westerville, Ohio

Club:
Crew SC Academy

Edward Berumen

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-4

Weight:
115

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Salida, Calif.

Club:
Modesto Ajax

Taylor Booth

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
145

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Eden, Utah

Club:
Real Salt Lake

Oscar Cervantes

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Weight:
126

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Indio, Calif.

Club:
LA Premier

Nicolas Defreitas-Hansen

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-1

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Southwest Ranches, Fla.

Club:
Weston FC

Azriel Gonzalez

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
140

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Renton, Wash.

Club:
Seattle Sounders FC

Justin Haak

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-10

Weight:
153

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Brooklyn, N.Y.

Club:
New York City FC

Cameron Harper

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-5

Weight:
110

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Newport Beach, Calif.

Club:
Pateadores

John Hilton

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-3

Weight:
125

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Long Beach, California

Club:
Unattached

Nelson Martinez

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
140

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Woodbridge, Va.

Club:
D.C. United

Jonathan Munoz

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-5

Weight:
115

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Olathe, Kan.

Club:
Sporting Kansas City

David Ochoa

Position:
Goalkeeper

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Oxnard, Calif.

Club:
Oxnard PAL

Ben Ortiz

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-6

Weight:
145

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Orem, Utah

Club:
La Roca FC

Marcelo Palomino

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-5

Weight:
130

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

Club:
Houston Dynamo

Axel Picazo

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-10

Weight:
135

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Round Rock, Texas

Club:
Philadelphia Union

Bryan Reynolds

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-2

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Little Elm, Texas

Club:
FC Dallas

Gabriel Segal

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Weight:
125

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Bethesda, Maryland

Club:
Bethesda-Olney

Leonardo Sepulveda

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-11

Weight:
119

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Corona, Calif.

Club:
LA Galaxy

Indiana Vassilev

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-9

Weight:
159

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Savannah, Ga.

Club:
Unattached

IMG Cup Standings

U.S. U-16 BNT Record: 3-0-0

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
USA
3 3 0 0 12 0 +12 9
Miramar United 3 1 2 0 3 7 -4 3
Next Gen USA 3 1 2 0 4 10 -6 3
FC Florida Prep Acad. 3 1 2 0 2 9 -7 3

USA Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
Dec. 17 USA vs. Next Gen USA Showcase Select (NJ)
6-0 W
Bradenton, Fla.
Dec. 18
USA vs. FC Florida Prep Academy
6-0 W
Bradenton, Fla.
Dec. 19
USA vs. Miramar United Elite FC
5-0W Bradenton, Fla.

2016 IMG Cup Statistics


Record: 0-0-0

Player

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Pts

Y/R

Everson Amaya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Julian Araujo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
George Bello 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Nico Benalcazar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Sebastian Berhalter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Edward Berumen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Taylor Booth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Oscar Cervantes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Nicolas Defreitas-Hansen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Azriel Gonzalez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Justin Haak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Cameron Harper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
John Hilton 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Nelson Martinez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Jonathan Munoz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
David Ochoa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Ben Ortiz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Marcelo Palomino 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Axel Picazo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Bryan Reynolds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Gabe Segal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Leonardo Sepulveda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Indiana Vassilev 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0








Own Goal


Totals

0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Opponent Totals

0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

2016 IMG Cup Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Nicolas Defreitas-Hansen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0
David Ochoa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0









Totals

0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0

Opponent Totals

0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0

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