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August 4, 2011 at 10:09 AM

Klinsmann names 22-man USMNT roster to face Mexico

us logo small.jpgNew U.S. men’s national team coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, called up 22 players for next Wednesday’s friendly against Mexico.

There were some surprises and some regulars. What do you think?

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GOALKEEPERS (2): Bill Hamid (D.C.United), Tim Howard (Everton)

DEFENDERS (8): Carlos Bocanegra (Saint-Etienne), Edgar Castillo (Club America), Timmy Chandler (FC Nurnberg), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96), Clarence Goodson (Brondby), Michael Orozco Fiscal (San Luis), Heath Pearce (Chivas USA), Tim Ream (New York Red Bulls)

MIDFIELDERS (7): Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Borussia Monchengladbach), Ricardo Clark (Eintracht Frankfurt), Maurice Edu (Rangers), Jermaine Jones (Schalke 04), Brek Shea (FC Dallas), Jose Torres (Pachuca)

FORWARDS (5): Freddy Adu (Benfica), Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls), DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Edson Buddle (FC Ingolstadt), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy)

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Also, be sure to check out the transcript of Klinsmann’s introductory press conference (plus conference call quotes) from earlier in the week. And here’s the USMNT’s World Cup qualifying draw in CONCACAF.

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