US National Squad Chosen for CONCACAF Gold Cup

Goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann (Wolverhampton)

US National Squad Chosen for CONCACAF Gold Cup
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The U.S. Men’s National Team coach, Bob Bradley, named his 23-man roster to represent the USA in the CONCACAF Gold Cup from June 5-25 in 13 venues across the United States.
 
Several Premier League players were chosen for the squad including Goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann (Wolverhampton); Defenders Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa),  Jonathan Spector (West Ham); and Midfielders Michael Bradley (Aston Villa), Clint Dempsey (Fulham). 

Marcus Hahnemann, who turns 38 next month, is the oldest member of the squad.

The American team will play Spain, the defending World Cup champion and the No. 1 in the world, according to the FIFA rankings, in Foxborough, Mass., on June 4.  Next, the United States opens play in the Concacaf Gold Cup against Canada in Detroit on June 7.

Of the European group, eight play in England, three in Germany, two in Scotland, and one each in Denmark, France, Italy and Norway.

Forward Jozy Altidore at 20 is the youngest player. Donovan, with a U.S. record 42 goals in 121 appearances, is the most experienced player.

U.S. Unveils Gold Cup Roster

United States Roster

Goalkeepers Marcus Hahnemann (Wolverhampton), Tim Howard (Everton), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

Defenders Carlos Bocanegra (St. Etienne), Jonathan Bornstein (Tigres), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96), Clarence Goodson (Brondby), Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa), Oguchi Onyewu (Twente), Tim Ream (Red Bulls), Jonathan Spector (West Ham)

Midfielders
Freddy Adu (Rizespor), Michael Bradley (Aston Villa), Clint Dempsey (Fulham), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles), Maurice Edu (Glasgow Rangers), Benny Feilhaber (New England), Jermaine Jones (Schalke), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht), Robbie Rogers (Columbus)

Forwards Juan Agudelo (Red Bulls), Jozy Altidore (Villarreal), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose).

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