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USMNT Announce Roster For World Cup Qualifiers

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The United States Men’s National Team head coach Gregg Berhalter has named a twenty-seven man squad ahead of their final World Cup qualifying games. 

The USMNT currently sit in second in their qualifying group, with the top three teams guaranteeing their place at the World Cup in Qatar this December.

The fourth placed team will have to compete in an intercontinental playoff in June.

“We’re excited about the opportunity to achieve our goal of qualifying for the World Cup,” Berhalter said. “We have a group that’s ready to compete and deal with the challenges that come our way.”

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The 27-player roster is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Ethan Horvath (Nottingham Forest), Sean Johnson (New York City FC), Zack Steffen (Manchester City)

Defenders: Reggie Cannon (Boavista), Sergiño Dest (Barcelona), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls), Erik Palmer-Brown (Troyes), Antonee Robinson (Fulham), Miles Robinson (Atlanta United), James Sands (Rangers), DeAndre Yedlin (Inter Miami), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville SC)

Midfielders: Kellyn Acosta (LAFC), Tyler Adams (RB Leipzig), Gianluca Busio (Venezia), Luca de la Torre (Heracles), Yunus Musah (Valencia), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders)

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Forwards: Brenden Aaronson (Red Bull Salzburg), Paul Arriola (FC Dallas), Jesús Ferreira (FC Dallas), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders), Jordan Pefok (Young Boys), Ricardo Pepi (Augsburg), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea), Gio Reyna (Borussia Dortmund), Tim Weah (Lille)

The USMNT will play Mexico (March 25), Panama (March 28), and Costa Rica (March 31) in the final round as they bid for a place at the 2022 World Cup.

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