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