Omar Gonzalez called up to the U.S. National Team for upcoming training camp

16 May 1:25 pm

Omar Gonzalez called up to the U.S. National Team for upcoming training camp

By Adam Serrano

Omar Gonzalez will be joining the U.S. National Team for their upcoming training camp in Cleveland in preparation for their five-game stretch in May and June that includes three World Cup Qualifiers as well as a pair of friendlies against Belgium and Germany. 

As the club prepares for Sunday's match against the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena, LA head coach Bruce Arena spoke about Gonzalez's latest call to the U.S. side. 

"Omar is a good young player. He continues improve and we're hopeful that he continues to move forward," Arena told reporters. "I'm happy that he's part of that roster and hopefully, he can contribute." 

The complete roster is below...

GOALKEEPERS (6): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa/England), Tally Hall (Houston Dynamo), Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Tim Howard (Everton/England), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

DEFENDERS (8): DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla/Mexico), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City/England), Edgar Castillo (Club Tijuana/Mexico), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Clarence Goodson (Brondby/Denmark), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim/Germany), Michael Parkhurst (Augsburg/Germany)

MIDFIELDERS (10): Michael Bradley (Roma/Italy), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana/Mexico), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Maurice Edu (Bursaspor/Turkey), Stuart Holden (Bolton/England), Jermaine Jones (Schalke/Germany), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht/Belgium), Brek Shea (Stoke City/England), Danny Williams (Hoffenheim/Germany), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)

FORWARDS (5): Jozy Altidore (AZ Alkmaar/Netherlands), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna/Austria), Clint Dempsey (Tottenham Hotspur/England), Herculez Gomez (Santos Laguna/Mexico), Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders FC)