Earthquakes F Alan Gordon Added to Us Men's National Team RosterAugust 13, 2012 - Major League Soccer (MLS) San Jose Earthquakes
Gordon will join Earthquakes teammates Steven Beitashour and Chris Wondolowski in camp.
Gordon, 30, has amassed nine goals in 16 games in 2012, already surpassing his career best for a season. Gordon partners with 'Quakes striker Chris Wondolowski, who leads the league in scoring with 17 goals. He will be seeking his first cap for the National Team.
Kickoff for the USA's first friendly against Mexico on Mexican soil since 1984 is set for 5 p.m. PT, and the match will be broadcast live on ESPN2, ESPN3 and Univision. Fans can follow on ussoccer.com's MatchTracker and Twitter @ussoccer.
U.S. TRAVEL ROSTER BY POSITION
GOALKEEPERS (3): Tim Howard (Everton), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)
DEFENDERS (6): Steven Beitashour (San Jose Earthquakes), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Edgar Castillo (Club Tijuana), Michael Orozco Fiscal (San Luis), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim)
MIDFIELDERS (9): DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Maurice Edu (Rangers), Jermaine Jones (Schalke 04), Jose Torres (Pachuca), Brek Shea (FC Dallas), Danny Williams (Hoffenheim), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
FORWARDS (5): Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Herculez Gomez (Santos), Alan Gordon (San Jose Earthquakes), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)
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