Landon Donovan and Omar Gonzalez called up to U.S. squad for September World Cup Qualifiers

29 August 12:42 pm

Landon Donovan and Omar Gonzalez called up to U.S. squad for September World Cup Qualifiers

By Adam Serrano

Landon Donovan and Omar Gonzalez are off to the U.S. National Team for World Cup Qualifying. 

The pair were named to head coach Jurgen Klinsmann's 23-man squad for the U.S. matches against Costa Rica in San Jose on  Sept. 6 at the Estadio Nacional and against Mexico on Sept. 10 at Columbus Crew Stadium. 

Donovan and Gonzalez are just two of four LA players that will not be available for the Galaxy's match against the Colorado Rapids on Sept. 7, joining Robbie Keane (Ireland) and Jaime Penedo (Panama), who were each named to their respective national teams. 

The complete U.S. roster is below...

GOALKEEPERS: Tim Howard, Brad Guzan, Nick Rimando

DEFENDERS: DaMarcus Beasley, Matt Besler, John Brooks, Geoff Cameron, Edgar Castillo, Brad Evans, Omar Gonzalez, Michael Orozco

MIDFELDERS: Kyle Beckerman, Alejandro Bedoya, Michael Bradley, Mix Diskerud, Fabian Johnson, Jermaine Jones, Graham Zusi

FORWARDS: Jozy Altidore, Clint Dempsey, Landon Donovan, Aron Johannsson, Eddie Johnson