January 25, 2017
Former Timber left back joins USMNT
Santos Laguna defender Jorge Villafaña has been called into his first U.S. national team training camp in preparation for Sunday’s game against Serbia.
Villafaña, a left back who won the 2015 MLS Cup with the Portland Timbers, has made 26 Liga MX appearances with Santos. The U.S. roster includes 29 players. Villafaña, the inaugural winner of Sueño MLS, appeared in 2012 Olympic qualifying for the U.S.
The U.S.-Serbia match will kick off at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego at 1 p.m. PT (ESPN2, UniMas) Sunday.
• GOALKEEPERS (4): David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake), Luis Robles (New York Red Bulls), Brian Rowe (LA Galaxy)
• DEFENDERS (10): DaMarcus Beasley (Unattached),Steve Birnbaum (D.C. United), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Greg Garza (Atlanta United FC), Taylor Kemp (D.C. United), Chad Marshall (Seattle Sounders FC), Keegan Rosenberry (Philadelphia Union), Jorge Villafaña (Santos Laguna, MEX) Walker Zimmerman (FC Dallas), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
• MIDFIELDERS (10): Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia Union), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Benny Feilhaber (Sporting Kansas City), Jermaine Jones (LA Galaxy), Sacha Kljestan (New York Red Bulls), Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy), Dax McCarty (Chicago Fire), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Chris Pontius (Philadelphia Union), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC)
• FORWARDS (5): Juan Agudelo (New England Revolution), Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)