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Royal Roundup: USMNT squad named for World Cup qualification

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United States Training Session Photo by Omar Vega/Getty Images

USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter called up 26 players for World Cup Qualifying. Highlighting the roster are many players currently on European teams, as well as the uncapped young talent Ricardo Pepi from FC Dallas. Only 6 players have previous WCQ experience. One of the biggest questions remains when Christian Pulisic will be able to join the team after testing positive for Covid last week. It seems certain that he will miss at least the first game.

US Men face El Salvador in their first match of World Cup qualifying on Thursday. It will be televised on CBS Sports Network, and streamed on Paramount+.



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