Three FC Dallas Homegrown players have been selected by Landon Donovan for the 2016 Chipotle Homegrown Game. Jesse Gonzalez, Coy Craft and Aaron Guillen are apart of the 20-man roster that will take on the Mexico U-20 National Team on Wednesday, July 27, at 6 p.m. PT at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California.
This is the second consecutive year Craft and Gonzalez have been named to the squad, while Guillen is making his first appearance. Only MLS Homegrown Players aged 23 or under were available for selection.
According to the press release, FC Dallas also leads MLS in minutes played by Homegrown players. Guillen (90), Victor Ulloa (1131), Gonzalez (447) and Kellyn Acosta (1301) have accumulated 2,969 total minutes for the first team this season, marking the third consecutive season FC Dallas has the most minutes played by Homegrown players.
2016 MLS Homegrown Team Roster
Goalkeepers: Jesse Gonzalez (FC Dallas), Maxime Crépeau (Montreal Impact)
Defenders: Danilo Acosta (Real Salt Lake), Justen Glad (Real Salt Lake), Aaron Guillen (FC Dallas), Phanuel Kavita (Real Salt Lake), Jalen Robinson (D.C. United), Tyler Turner (Orlando City SC)
Midfielders: Tyler Adams (New York Red Bulls), Jordan Allen (Real Salt Lake), Jay Chapman (Toronto FC), Coy Craft (FC Dallas), Harrison Heath (Orlando City SC), Aaron Kovar (Seattle Sounders FC), Raul Mendiola (LA Galaxy), Tommy Thompson (San Jose Earthquakes)
Forwards: Joey Calistri (Chicago Fire), Jordan Hamilton (Toronto FC), Jack McBean (LA Galaxy), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC)