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Weston McKennie included in USMNT roster for June matches

Field Level Media
21 May 2022, 08:19 GMT+10

Midfielder Weston McKennie will make his return to the U.S. men's national team in June after missing time with a broken foot.

McKennie was one of 27 players that coach Gregg Berhalter named to the USMNT roster for four matches in June -- two friendlies on home soil and two CONCACAF Nations League matches.

McKennie suffered the injury while playing in Italy for his club, Juventus. It caused him to miss the final qualifying window for the 2022 World Cup, though the Americans were able to punch their ticket to the tournament despite his absence.

McKennie, 23, has made 31 appearances and scored nine goals for the senior national team.

The U.S. will host Morocco in Cincinnati on June 1 and Uruguay in Kansas City, Kan. on June 5 for a pair of friendlies. Then the Americans will face Grenada on June 10 and El Salvador on June 14 as part of the CONCACAF Nations League competition.

Malik Tillman, a Bayern Munich midfielder, was chosen to the USMNT roster for the first time after being approved to change his association from Germany to the U.S. Defender Joe Scally and forward Haji Wright are also in line to earn their first caps for the national team.

The full roster is below:

Goalkeepers (3):

Ethan Horvath

Zack Steffen

Matt Turner

Defenders (9):

George Bello

Reggie Cannon

Cameron Carter-Vickers

Aaron Long

Erik Palmer-Brown

Antonee Robinson

Joe Scally

DeAndre Yedlin

Walker Zimmerman

Midfielders (8):

Kellyn Acosta

Tyler Adams

Luca de la Torre

Weston McKennie

Djordje Mihailovic

Yunus Musah

Cristian Roldan

Malik Tillman

Forwards (7):

Brenden Aaronson

Paul Arriola

Jesus Ferreira

Jordan Morris

Christian Pulisic

Tim Weah

Haji Wright

--Field Level Media

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