Keane called up to Republic of Ireland national team

25 August 2:57 pm

Keane called up to Republic of Ireland national team

By Adam Serrano

CARSON, Calif. -- Robbie Keane has been called up by Republic of Ireland head coach Giovanni Trappatoni for a pair of upcoming games

The LA Galaxy announced on Saturday afternoon that Keane had been callled in to represent his native land for their World Cup qualifers against Kazakhstan in the nation's captial of Astana as well as a friendly against Oman in London on September 11th. Keane will join up with the Irish squad following LA's September 1st match against the Vancouver Whitecaps at The Home Depot Center.

Following the international break, Keane and the Galaxy will take on the Colorado Rapids on the road at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on September 14th.