Berhalter calls up 26 players for USMNT training camp ahead of friendlies against Jamaica and Northern Ireland


CHICAGO (March 17, 2021) – United States Men’s National Team Head Coach Gregg Berhalter has named a 26-player roster for training camp as the United States prepares to meet in Austria for his second camp of 2021 and the first of the year on a FIFA Date international match. The players will start reporting to Austria on March 20 ahead of two friendlies in Europe.

The USMNT will continue its preparations for an important year that will include the Concacaf Nations League Final Four in June, the Gold Cup in July and the start of qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup when it returns. in action against Jamaica on March 25 at the Stadion Wiener Neustadt in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. The 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup semi-final rematch is scheduled to kick off at 1 p.m. ET, and the match will be broadcast live on ESPN2, UniMás and TUDN.

Three days later, the United States meet Northern Ireland for the first time in over 70 years. The Windsor Park National Football Stadium in Belfast is hosting the contest, scheduled for 12pm ET with coverage on FOX, UniMás and TUDN.

Fans will also be able to follow via Twitter @USMNTinstagram @USMNT, Facebookand the official US Soccer app.

“It’s another step forward in strengthening our group in preparation for the Nations League, Gold Cup and World Cup qualifying. It’s great to bring the group together to continue building relationships. on and off the pitch. We look forward to the games and the different challenges they will bring.

Although it contains a plethora of stalwarts since Berhalter took the helm, the list is still average only 11 capswith 14 players have won eight or less.

Based on the current conditions related to the global pandemic, matches will be played without fans in the stadiums. The organization of the camp and matches will fall under full American football return to play protocols and guidelines and in accordance with FIFA and UEFA return to play protocols, as well as strict monitoring by the Irish Association football for the match in Belfast. . The participants received a quarantine exemption granted to professional sports organizations.

Due to Covid-19 quarantine restrictions, several players will return to their clubs after the game against Jamaica.

DETAILED ROSTER BY POST (Club/Country; Selections/Goals):

Ethan Horvath (Club Brugge/BEL; 4/0), Chituru Odunze (Leicester City/ENG; 0/0), Zack Steffen (Manchester City/ENG; 19/0)

DEFENDERS (10): John Brooks* (Wolfsburg/GER; 39/3), Reggie Cannon* (Boavista/POR; 13/0), Sergiño Dest (Barcelona/ESP; 5/0), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls; 3/19) , Matt Miazga (Anderlecht/BEL; 20/1), Erik Palmer-Brown (Austria Wien/AUT; 2/0), Tim Ream (Fulham/ENG; 41/1), Bryan Reynolds (Roma/ITA; 0/0 ), Chris Richards* (Hoffenheim/GER; 1/0), Antonee Robinson (Fulham/ENG; 8/0)

MIDFIELDERS (7): Brenden Aaronson (Red Bull Salzburg/AUT; 2/1), Kellyn Acosta (Colorado Rapids; 25/2) Tyler Adams* (RB Leipzig/GER; 12/1), Luca de la Torre (Heracles/NED; 1/0 ), Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy; 18/4), Yunus Musah (Valencia/ESP; 2/0), Owen Otasowie (Wolverhampton Wanderers/ENG; 1/0)

FORWARDS: (6): Daryl Dike (Barnsley/ENG; 1/0), Nicholas Gioacchini (Caen/FRA; 2/2), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea/ENG; 34/14), Gio Reyna* (Borussia Dortmund/GER; 2/1), Josh Sargent* (Werder Bremen/GER; 12/5), Tim Weah* (Lille/FRA; 10/1)

*Indicates player will leave after March 25 game against Jamaica


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