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USA and Brazil Squads for Sunday’s Friendly

United States

Goalkeepers (2): Tim Howard (Everton FC, England), Chris Seitz (Real Salt Lake, USA).

Defenders (7): Carlos Bocanegra (Fulham FC, England), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96, Germany), Jay DeMerit (Watford FC, England), Oguchi Onyewu (Standard de Liège, Belgium), Heath Pearce (Hansa Rostock, Germany), Frank Simek (Sheffield Wednesday, England), Jonathan Spector (West Ham United, England).

Midfielders (6): DaMarcus Beasley (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland), Michael Bradley (SC Heerenveen, Netherlands), Bobby Convey (Reading FC, England), Clint Dempsey (Fulham FC, England), Benny Feilhaber (Derby County, England), Pablo Mastroeni (Colorado, USA).

Forwards (4): Davy Arnaud (Kansas City Wizards, USA), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy, USA), Eddie Johnson (Kansas City, USA), Josh Wolff (1860 Munich, Germany).

Brazil

Goalkeepers (2): Doni (Roma, Italy), Julio Cesar (Inter Milan, Italy).

Defenders (8): Maicon (Inter Milan, Italy), Daniel Alves (Sevilla, Spain), Alex Silva (São Paulo, Brazil), Lúcio (Bayern Munich, Germany), Juan (Roma, Italy), Alex (Chelsea, England), Kleber (Santos, Brazil), Gilberto (Hertha Berlin, Germany).

Midfielders (8): Gilberto Silva (Arsenal, England), Mineiro (Hertha Berlin, Germany), Josué (VfL Wolfsburg, Germany), Fernando (Bordeaux, France), Elano (Manchester City, England), Kaká (AC Milan, Italy), Julio Baptista (Real Madrid, Spain), Diego (Werder Bremen, Germany).

Forwards (4): Ronaldinho (Barcelona, Spain), Robinho (Real Madrid, Spain), Vagner Love (CSKA Moscow, Russia), Afonso (SC Heerenveen, Netherlands).

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A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the EPL Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the book Blue With Envy about Manchester City FC.
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6 Responses to USA and Brazil Squads for Sunday’s Friendly

  1. Zizou06 says:

    I’m a US supporter of course, but I can see an ugly game coming for the US.

    I see it 3-1 Brazil.

  2. tyduffy says:

    Why not use the friendlies to blood someone like Altidore who would be integral to success in 2010?

  3. Kartik says:

    Ty, you are 100% dead on. I’m really unhappy Altidore isn’t in this squad.

  4. Eplnfl says:

    Ok, Altidore and Adu should be on the squad. Altidore is still hurt I believe, in Bradley’s defense. All of the Chicago connection players are here except Brian McBride who can’t walk right now, but most likely could still score.

    You have to ask yourself why schedule this game and bring in players that have no chance of being around in 2010, while players you will count on are left off the squad.

    Well, since I paid my $100.00 for a ticket already, why would anyone listen to me, they have my money.

    As I write this response Chicago is in the middle of a heat wave and it could be very nasty for players at game time on Sunday.

  5. football detective says:

    This game reeks of a Nike cash grab.

  6. eplnfl says:

    for those players coming from England, they maybe happy with the game time weather. Cool and rainy is the forecast for Sunday game time. Practice in Chicago is still under very hot conditions upper 80′s.

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