The first national team camp for the United States is set to start up soon and FC Dallas will have one familiar face on the roster for the opening camp of 2016. Homegrown midfielder Kellyn Acosta has earned his first national team call up from Jurgen Klinsmann ahead of games against Iceland and Canada.
The camp, which runs from Jan. 11 to Feb. 6, and contains a mix of senior team members and players age-eligible for the U-23 MNT.
The Plano native appeared in 21 regular-season matches for FC Dallas, starting 19 games, scoring three goals and tallying two assists in 2015. In his three seasons, Acosta has appeared in 49 regular-season MLS matches, along with four playoff matches.
Homegrown keeper Jesse Gonzalez was not added to the roster unlike previously reported. There are talks that the young keeper is still making up his mind about which country to represent.
U.S. Roster by Position:
DEFENDERS (7): Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Matt Miazga (New York Red Bulls), Eric Miller (Montreal Impact), Tim Parker (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Marc Pelosi (San Jose Earthquakes), Matt Polster (Chicago Fire)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Fatai Alashe (San Jose Earthquakes), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Mix Diskerud (New York City FC), Jermaine Jones (Unattached), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Lee Nguyen (New England Revolution), Tony Tchani (Columbus Crew SC), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC)
FORWARDS (6): Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Ethan Finlay (Columbus Crew SC), Jerome Kiesewetter (VfB Stuttgart), Jordan Morris (Unattached), Khiry Shelton (New York City FC), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)