It’s that time of year again! The FIFA World Cup is upon us and that can only mean one thing: GO USA! This year’s World Cup is being held in Qatar, and the USA men’s team has been working hard to prepare. With a new head coach and some fresh faces on the roster, the team is looking to make a deep run in the tournament. But do they have what it takes to win it all? Let’s take a look at the team and find out.
The 23 Man USA Mens Soccer Roster
The 23-man roster for the USA men’s World Cup team has been announced, and there are some familiar names as well as some newcomers. Star goalkeeper Tim Howard will be backstopping the team, while veteran midfielder Michael Bradley will be leading the charge on the pitch. Up-and-comers like Weston McKennie and Christian Pulisic will be looking to make their mark on the world stage. All 23 members of the team are listed below:
Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan, Ethan Horvath, Zack Steffen, Tim Howard
Defenders: John Brooks, Reggie Cannon, Aaron Long, Matt Miazga, DeAndre Yedlin, Sergino Dest, Antonee Robinson, Jorge Villafaña
Midfielders: Sebastian Lletget , Weston McKennie , Tyler Adams , Darlington Nagbe , Christian Pulisic , Cristian Roldan , Paul Arriola , Giovanni Reyna
Forwards: Jozy Altidore , Josh Sargent , Jordan Morris , Gyasi Zardes
Head coach: Gregg Berhalter
Assistant coaches: Richie Williams, Butcher Tom Doyle Team doctor: George Theodore Equipment manager: equipment Colin Clark Athletic trainer: Greg Smith Shawi retired
Key Soccer Players to Watch
With a mix of experienced veterans and promising youngsters, there are a lot of players worth keeping an eye on during this World Cup. Michael Bradley is always a force to be reckoned with on the pitch, while Christian Pulisic is one of the most exciting young players in the world right now. The 24-year-old is expected to feature in the USMNT squad for the Nov. 20-Dec. 18 World Cup in Qatar, where they have been drawn in Group B with England, Iran and Wales. Really, though, every member of this team has something special to offer and could make an impact during the tournament. So keep your eyes peeled for all of them!
USA’s Chances in Qatar 2022…?
So what does all this mean for USA’s chances in Qatar? Well, they certainly have a lot of talent on the roster and they should be able to compete with anyone in their group. That being said, winning the whole thing is going to be a tall order. There are a lot of good teams out there, so we’ll just have to wait and see how things unfold. One thing is for sure though – it’s going to be exciting! So make sure you tune in and cheer on our team in red, white & blue! Go USA!