LA Galaxy Academy forward Jesus Nunez (pictured above) has been called up to the U.S. Under-15 Boys' National Team for their upcoming U.S. Soccer Developmental Academy Winter Showcase in Florida.
Nunez has scored eight goals in 10 games for the Galaxy U-16s this season, which is nearly one third of the team's 28 total goals. The tournament will take place from Dec. 11-15 in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. with the head coach Hugo Perez's squad taking on U-15/16 New York Red Bulls on Dec. 12, DeAnza Force on Dec. 13 and Weston FC on Dec. 16.
Six of the players taking part are from California.
The complete roster is below..
GOALKEEPERS (2): David Abonce (FC Dallas; The Colony, Texas), Carlos Avilez (FC Dallas; Dallas, Texas)
DEFENDERS (4): McKay Eves (San Diego Surf; San Diego, Calif.), Kyle Gruno (Philadelphia Union; Saddle River, N.J.), Antonio Nava (De Anza Force; Redwood City, Calif.), Sam Vines (Colorado Rapids; Colorado Springs, Colo.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Jose Alfaro (Chicago Magic PSG; West Chicago, Ill.), Jose Carranza (D.C. United; Manassas, Va.), Ernesto Espinoza (Club Tijuana; San Ysidro, Calif.), Roberto Hernandez (Texas Rush; Houston, Texas), Nicholas Taitague (FC Richmond Magic; Midlothian, Va.), Juan Pablo Torres (Georgia United; Lilburn, Ga.)
FORWARDS (6): Lucas Del Rosario (CASL; Durham, N.C.), Omir Fernandez (New York Red Bulls; New York, N.Y.), Jonathan Gonzalez (Atletico Santa Rosa; Santa Rosa, Calif.), Jeanpaul Marin (New York Red Bulls; Rego Park, N.Y.), Jesus Nunez (LA Galaxy; Anaheim, Calif.), Adolfo Trujillo (De Anza Force; Livermore, Calif.)