FC Dallas Homegrown Jesús Ferreira Part of USMNT Roster for Upcoming World Cup Qualifiers
FRISCO, Texas - FC Dallas Homegrown Jesús Ferreira is part of the final U.S. Men's National Team roster for the Upcoming World Cup Qualifiers against El Salvador, Canada and Honduras.
Ferreira, 21, earns his sixth call-up overall since becoming a U.S. citizen on Dec. 16, 2019. He made his senior team debut in the 1-0 win against Costa Rica on Feb. 1, 2020. Ferreira also scored his first international brace and added three assists in the 7-0 shutout win against Trinidad and Tobago on Jan. 31, 2021. He has a total of two goals and three assists in five appearances for the Stars and Stripes.
Ferreira finished his 2021 MLS season with eight goals and nine assists in 27 appearances, breaking his 2019 career best in goal contributions. Ferreira was announced as FC Dallas' first Homegrown Designated Player on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022. The Young Designated Player has appeared in 81 MLS matches (68 starts) for FC Dallas, scoring 18 goals and 16 assists in 5,705 minutes.
The USMNT will face El Salvador at Lower.com Field in Columbus Ohio on Jan. 27, Canada at the Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton Ontario on Jan. 30 and Honduras at Allianz Field in St. Paul, Minnesota on Feb. 2. With six matches remaining, the USMNT sits in second place in the Octagonal standings with 15 points and a 4-1-3 record. The top three teams in the group earn automatic qualification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
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