Tommy Redding Called Up to USMNT for U-20 World Cup

Orlando City SC's first homegrown signing will gain more international experience in the upcoming 2017 U-20 World Cup.

Orlando City SC defender Tommy Redding dribbles the ball during a 4-1 loss to Columbus Crew SC at Camping World Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (Photo by Daniel Castrillon / New Day Review)

After winning a gold medal in the U-20 Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) earlier this year, center-back Tommy Redding will represent the red, white and blue once again.

On Tuesday, the club announced the Oviedo, Florida, native has been called up to the United States U-20 men’s national team to compete in the 2017 U-20 World Cup in South Korea.

In the CONCACAF tournament, Redding played 519 minutes in the six matches he started. He was named to the Major League Soccer Team of the Week bench after a 1-0 win over the New York Red Bulls on April 9. So far this season, Redding has started in six of his seven appearances, tallying 587 minutes.

As for the U.S., it will play in Group F with Ecuador, Senegal and Saudi Arabi. Group play begins on May 22 at 4 a.m. ET against Ecuador. Three days later, the U.S. will play Senegal on May 25 at 7 a.m. The U.S. will conclude group play on May 28 at 5 a.m. with a match against Saudi Arabi. The U.S.’s group matches will be broadcast live on FS1.

United States U-20 men’s national team 2017 World Cup Roster

GOALKEEPERS (3): Jonathan Klinsmann, J.T. Marcinkowski, Brady Scott

DEFENDERS (7): Danny Acosta, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Marlon Fossey, Justen Glad, Aaron Herrera, Erik Palmer-Brown, Tommy Redding

MIDFIELDERS (5): Tyler Adams, Luca de la Torre, Derrick Jones, Eryk Williamson, Gedion Zelalem

FORWARDS (6): Jeremy Ebobisse, Lagos Kunga, Brooks Lennon, Emmanuel Sabbi, Josh Sargent, Sebastian Saucedo