USMNT World Cup 2022 roster: Get to know all 26 gamers

The US males’s nationwide workforce launched its 26-man roster for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar on Wednesday and whereas a lot of the key gamers had been referred to as up, there have been a handful of notable exclusions and arguably much more notable inclusions.

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Beneath is a complete information of the USMNT World Cup roster with professional evaluation from FOX Sports activities soccer writers Laken Litman and Doug McIntyre.

GOALKEEPERS

Ethan Horvath

A considerably stunning inclusion, Horvath wasn’t a part of the squad throughout World Cup qualifying and he made a expensive positioning error in his most up-to-date US look, a 1-1 tie in El Salvador in June … [READ MORE]

Sean Johnson

We nonetheless don’t know who would be the USMNT beginning goalkeeper this World Cup, however Johnson is actually excessive on Berhalter’s record. The 33-year-old got here up large for New York FC this MLS season, posting 14 clear sheets (second finest within the league). He additionally was clutch during the playoffs, although his workforce in the end misplaced within the semifinal … [READ MORE]

Matt Turner

Turner didn’t even start to take soccer severely till, at age 15 in the summertime of 2010, he caught World Cup fever watching Clint Dempsey, Landon Donovan and Tim Howard lead the U.S. into the knockout stage … [READ MORE]

DEFENDERS

Sergiño Dest

Simply 22, the extremely expert proper again has already performed for 3 of Europe’s most iconic golf equipment. He broke by with Dutch giants Ajax, moved to Barcelona a 12 months later and joined Milan on mortgage in August. Dest, who also can man the left aspect of protection or both wing, scored among the best objectives of qualifying, a curling left-footed shot that gave Costa Rican keeper Keylor Navas (a 3 time Champions League winner with Actual Madrid) no likelihood … [READ MORE]

Walker Zimmerman

The 29-year-old beginning heart again is a two-time MLS Defender of the Yr for Nashville SC. In April, he signed a chosen participant contract that made him one of many highest paid defenders in league historical past and workforce common supervisor Mike Jacobs referred to as him “our Tom Brady” … [READ MORE]

Tim Ream

Tim Ream’s inclusion in the US males’s nationwide workforce’s World Cup roster was a little bit of a shock. It is not that Ream’s performances with Fulham within the Premier League did not warrant a call-up; it is that he wasn’t referred to as up throughout the September window despite these performances. Actually, his final look for the USMNT was in September 2021. So what modified? … [READ MORE]

Cameron Carter-Vickers

Carter-Vickers, the 24-year-old son of former NBA participant Howard Carter, has turn out to be an everyday starter for Celtic this 12 months. He’s performed in six consecutive matches since getting back from an harm and has appeared in 10 league matches and 4 Champions League matches this season. He’s additionally led his workforce as captain … [READ MORE]

Aaron Lengthy

Lengthy, 30, is the presumed starter alongside Walker Zimmerman at heart again. Ever since Miles Robinson tore his Achilles tendon earlier this 12 months, Berhalter has been trying to find a worthy substitute and as of proper now, Lengthy appears to be the No. 1 alternative … [READ MORE]

Antonee Robinson

The beginning left again has truly passed by the identify “Jedi” since he was 5 years previous. The nickname comes from his love for Star Wars as a child — dressing up as characters and watching all the flicks — and it’s simply caught. He prefers it that method and even introduces himself to individuals as Jedi as a substitute of Antonee … [READ MORE]

Shaq Moore

Moore, 26, is one among Walker Zimmerman’s teammates on Nashville SC, which might give the USMNT some familiarity and continuity alongside a again line that wants a few of that. Moore has 15 caps with the nationwide workforce, making his debut in 2018 throughout a pleasant towards Eire. He was an essential participant in serving to the Individuals win the 2021 CONCACAF Gold cup, and extra not too long ago was referred to as in for 4 2022 World Cup qualifying matches … [READ MORE]

DeAndre Yedlin

The one participant on this roster with any World Cup expertise. Yedlin, 29, was a younger defender on the 2014 workforce that went to Brazil and made it to the Spherical of 16. He was the second-youngest participant on that roster at 20 years previous then with simply 4 USMNT caps. He got here off the bench in all 4 matches … [READ MORE]

Joe Scally

He’s solely 19, however the versatile fullback performed his method onto the roster by beginning each sport this season for German Bundesliga membership Borussia Mönchengladbach … [READ MORE]

MIDFIELDERS

Tyler Adams

A tireless working, ball profitable defensive midfielder, Adams is probably essentially the most irreplaceable participant on the U.S. roster. Mature past his years, he’s a pacesetter on and off the sector … [READ MORE]

Yunus Musah

One other younger participant on the radar for prime European golf equipment, the 19-year-old Musah will play an important function within the midfield for the USMNT … [READ MORE]

Weston McKennie

The jokester of the U.S. males’s nationwide workforce, Weston McKennie is that man who sits behind a Tyler Adams information convention and pretends to ask severe (and foolish) questions or comes up behind Christian Pulisicthroughout a TV interview and makes a humorous face. The 24-year-old who performs for Juventus is a Harry Potter fan and likes to play tips on his teammates with mischief of his personal … [READ MORE]

Kellyn Acosta

Contemporary off the MLS Cup ultimate, the 27-year-old midfielder is able to play within the World Cup. Will probably be his first World Cup in his nine-year profession, although he did play in 5 qualifying matches in 2017 when the USMNT did not clinch a spot within the 2018 World Cup. So had the U.S. gone to Russia, Acosta probably would have been on that roster … [READ MORE]

Cristian Roldan

The 27-year-old midfielder provides some expertise to an in any other case younger group going to Qatar. Roldan has been an everyday starter with the Seattle Sounders since he was drafted by the membership in 2015 and made his senior nationwide workforce debut on the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup … [READ MORE]

Giovanni Reyna

Nonetheless simply 19 (till Nov. 13), Reyna is nothing lower than American soccer royalty. The son of two-time U.S. World Cup captain Claudio Reyna and U.S. girls’s nationwide workforce winger Danielle Egan, he’s additionally one of many brightest abilities the US has ever produced … [READ MORE]

Luca de la Torre

The playmaker goes into the match with a leg harm however nonetheless makes the roster. It’s a secure guess; De la Torre is anticipated to be wholesome earlier than the Individuals’ Nov. 21 opener towards Wales … [READ MORE]

FORWARDS

Brenden Aaronson

One of many extra thrilling breakout U.S. stars to control, the 22-year-old attacking midfielder performs for Leeds United within the English Premier League is thought for his quickness and skill to influence and contribute to a sport … [READ MORE]

Christian Pulisic

The USMNT’s headliner, Pulisic can also be the squad’s most harmful attacking participant when at his match-winning finest. The shifty winger, who can unbalance even the stoutest protection along with his one-on-one dribbling, broke into the senior workforce at German expertise mill Borussia Dortmund at age 16 almost seven years in the past and hasn’t regarded again … [READ MORE]

Jordan Morris

In 2021, few gamers had higher instances to make the US males’s nationwide workforce’s World Cup roster than Jordan Morris: he was named to the MLS Greatest XI after which secured a mortgage to English Second Division membership Swansea Metropolis. However in his fifth look for the Swans, Morris sustained a torn ACL in his left knee that sidelined him for the rest of the season … [READ MORE]

Tim Weah

His father is George Weah — the 1995 FIFA World Participant of the Yr and present President of Liberia — however you’d by no means realize it once you first meet Tim. His teammates and pals describe him as humble and somebody who needs to earn every little thing on his personal … [READ MORE]

Josh Sargent

The 22-year-old winger’s declare to fame is that in Could 2017, at age 17, he grew to become the youngest U.S. participant to attain on the U20 FIFA World Cup. He went on to attain 4 objectives on the match and win the Silver Boot … [READ MORE]

Jesus Ferreira

The son of former Colombian worldwide (and onetime MLS MVP) David Ferreira, Jesus joined the FC Dallas academy whereas his father was enjoying for the membership, which inked the youthful Ferreira to knowledgeable contact in 2017 … [READ MORE]

Haji Wright

The 24-year-old striker is buddies with Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie. The three of them performed collectively on the 2015 U17 World Cup and had been reunited over the summer time when Wright was referred to as into USMNT camp. Now they’ll get to play collectively on the complete workforce on the 2022 Qatar World Cup … [READ MORE]

Laken Litman covers faculty soccer, faculty basketball and soccer for FOX Sports activities. She beforehand wrote for Sports activities Illustrated, USA At the moment and The Indianapolis Star. She is the writer of “Strong Like a Woman,” revealed in spring 2022 to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Title IX. Comply with her on Twitter @LakenLitman.

Doug McIntyre is a soccer author for FOX Sports activities. Earlier than becoming a member of FOX Sports activities in 2021, he was a workers author with ESPN and Yahoo Sports activities and he has lined United States males’s and girls’s nationwide groups at a number of FIFA World Cups. Comply with him on Twitter @ByDougMcIntyre.


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