Two Houston Dynamo Players Called To USMT World Cup Camp
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Houston (CBS Houston) – Brad Davis and Tally Hall of the Houston Dynamo have been called to Carson, California by U.S. National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann for the Men’s National Team world cup camp.
Davis, 32, who has 12 caps with the national team over the course of his career. Five of those caps came for the midfielder in the most recent qualifying run for the US team on their way to leading the CONCACAF region to Brazil.
Hall, 28, has yet to record an appearance for the US squad in goal, but was called up in June for the US World Cup Qualifier against Jamaica. Hall played every game for the Dynamo in 2013, recording 14 wins and nine shutouts.
The team will train in Carson for a week before heading down to Brazil to break in camp in Sao Paulo for 12 days. At that point the team will return to the USA to play fellow Qualifiers Korea Republic in a friendly on February 1st.
A total of 26 players were called to the camp by Klinsmann, only Mix Diskerud being called from a non MLS team. The MLS season just wrapped up last month and many of the European players will be kept in game shape by their club teams.
U.S. ROSTER (Club Affiliation):
Goalkeepers (4): Tally Hall (Houston Dynamo), Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)
Defenders (10): Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Clarence Goodson (San Jose Earthquakes), Michael Harrington (Portland Timbers), Chris Klute (Colorado Rapids), Chance Myers (Sporting Kansas City), Shane O’Neill (Colorado Rapids), Seth Sinovic (Sporting Kansas City), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle Sounders FC)
Midfielders (8): Eric Alexander (New York Red Bulls), Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Benny Feilhaber (Sporting Kansas City), Luis Gil (Real Salt Lake), Dax McCarty (New York Red Bulls), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
Forwards (4): Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Eddie Johnson (D.C. United), Mike Magee (Chicago Fire), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)