Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Alvarez called up to play for 'La Selecta'
by Paul Kennedy, August 25th, 2009 7AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[USA-EL SALVADOR] Former U.S. U-20 Arturo Alvarez was among three MLS players called into El Salvador's 22-player squad for its World Cup 2010 qualifier against the USA on Sept. 5 in Sandy, Utah.

Alvarez, who was born in Houston to Salvadoran parents, qualifies to play for El Salvador under FIFA's new rules relaxing the restrictions on players switching their allegiance.

Also called up was San Jose Earthquakes teammate Ramon Sanchez and first-year New York Red Bulls defender Alfredo Pacheco.

Other foreign-based players are former D.C. United player Eliseo Quintanilla, who plays for Ermis Aradippou in Cyprus, and Rodolfo Zelaya of Mexico's Leon.

EL SALVADOR ROSTER:
Goalkeepers -- Miguel Montes (Aguila), Dagoberto Portillo (Alianza).
Defenders -- Deris Ariel Umanzor (Aguila), Marvin Gonzalez (FAS), Mardoqueo Henriquez (FAS), Manuel Salazar (Luis Angel Firpo), Victor Turcios (Luis Angel Firpo), Alfredo Pacheco (New York Red Bulls, USA), Ramon Flores (FAS), Alex Escobar (Isidro Metapan), Luis Miguel Hernandez (Aguila).
Midfielders -- Eliseo Quintanilla (Ermis Aradippou, Cyprus), Denis Alas (Luis Angel Firpo), Osael Romero (Vista Hermosa), Ramon Sanchez (San Jose Earthquakes, USA), Juan Carlos Moscoso (FAS), Salvador Coreas (Municipal Limeno).
Forwards -- Arturo Alvarez (San Jose Earthquakes), Rodolfo Zelaya (Leon, Mexico), Rudis Corrales (Aguila), William Reyes (FAS).

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Video Pick: How MLS All-Stars vs. Arsenal came about     
The best promotional video ever gets underway with Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco and Herculez Gomez, features ...
Making a List: MLS players on move to NASL    
Brazilian defender Adailton became the latest former MLS player to sign with an NASL team when ...
MLS player tracker with complete rosters (Feb. 10)    
The Philadelphia Union signed forward C.J. Sapong to a three-year contract. He led the Union with ...
Klinsmann breaks down U.S. goalkeeping situation    
As the USA heads into 2016 with the Copa Centenario and World Cup 2018 qualifying on ...
What They're Saying: High schooler Marte Formico    
"It's awesome having Brandi. Someone who has been that caliber of a player, that has been ...
What They're Saying: Fiorentina executive Sandro Mencucci    
"In Italy, people love football, but everybody thinks that football is only for men -- they ...
MLS Preseason: Training camp and friendly schedules    
The MLS champion Portland Timbers head home after playing Real Salt Lake Thursday morning in their ...
USA-Costa Rica Takeaways: USA doesn't mess around    
The USA isn't going to mess around with Olympic women's qualifying. It wasn't the 14-0 rout ...
U.S. Abroad: Bedoya does it again for Nantes    
In France, they call it "la magie de la Coupe" ("cup magic"). CF2 (fifth division) club ...
Video Pick: Back-heel Golazo of the Week    
VfL Bochum's Tim Hoogland has his back to SC Freiburg's goal when teammate Timo Perthel unleashes ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives