CHICAGO (Aug. 27, 2017) – Chicago Fire midfielder Dax McCarty has been selected by U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Bruce Arena for the 26-man roster for the training camp in advance of the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers against Costa Rica and Honduras.
The camp begins on Monday, Aug. 28 at Red Bulls Training Facility in Hanover, N.J. The United States host Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena on Sept. 1 at 5:30 p.m. CT (ESPN/UniMas) before traveling to face Honduras at Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano in San Pedro Sula on Sept. 5 at 4:30 p.m. CT (beIN SPORTS). The United States are currently 2-0-2 in World Cup Qualifying and sit in third place
McCarty most recently took part in the United States run to the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup championship. The Winter Park, Fla. native earned his first cap on Nov. 14, 2009 in an international friendly with Slovakia and has since made 12 total appearances for the USMNT.
U.S. ROSTER BY POSITION (Club; WCQ Caps/Goals)
GOALKEEPERS (3): Brad Guzan (Atlanta United FC; 14/0), Tim Howard (Colorado Rapids; 36/0), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake; 0/0)
DEFENDERS (9): DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo; 34/6), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City; 11/1), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City/ENG; 22/2), Omar Gonzalez (Pachuca/MEX; 15/0), Matt Hedges (FC Dallas; 0/0), Eric Lichaj (Nottingham Forest/ENG; 0/0), Tim Ream (Fulham/ENG; 5/0), Jorge Villafaña (Santos Laguna/MEX; 3/0), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City; 18/3)
MIDFIELDERS (9): Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas; 4/0), Paul Arriola (D.C. United; 3/1), Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia Union; 9/0), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC/CAN; 35/7), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Mönchengladbach/GER; 16/1), Dax McCarty (Chicago Fire; 0/0), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers; 7/0), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund/GER; 9/5), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC; 0/0)
FORWARDS (5): Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC/CAN; 38/16), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC; 39/18), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC; 3/0), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes; 0/0), Bobby Wood (Hamburg/GER; 10/4)