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Jonathan Klinsmann, Jurgen's son, called in for camp
April 1st, 2014 9:42PM

TAGS:  college men, u.s. under-18 men's national team, youth boys


[USA UNDER-18 MEN] Jonathan Klinsmann, the son of U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, has been called into the U.S. under-18 men’s national team camp that begins Friday at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, Calif.

Jonathan Klinsmann plays for Irvine Strikers and attends Mater Dei High School. He has verbally committed to attend Cal in 2015.

The USA will play two friendlies while in the 10-day camp, facing off against the Canada’s U-18s on April 8 and then Mexico’s U-18s on April 12.

The only current pro on the team called in by Coach Javier Perez is Orlando City's Tommy Redding.

After the April camp, the U-18s will next assemble in May for the Lisbon International Tournament in Lisbon, Portugal.
U.S. U-18 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Christian Herrera (Real Salt Lake AZ), Jonathan Klinsmann (Irvine Strikers), JT Marcinkowski (San Jose Earthquakes academy)
DEFENDERS (8): David Chavez (De Anza Force), Justen Glad (Real Salt Lake AZ), Malcolm Jones (LA Galaxy academy), Quentin Pearson (Colorado Rapids academy), Pablo Pelaez (San Diego Surf), Mauricio Pineda (Chicago Fire academy), Alex Ramos (LA Galaxy academy), Tommy Redding (Orlando City).
MIDFIELDERS (9): Mukwelle Akale (Minnesota Thunder academy), Kyle Scott (Chelsea), Collin Fernandez (Chicago Fire academy), Patrick Jean-Giles (D.C. United academy), Cameron Lindley (Chicago Fire academy), Stephen Payne (Chicago Magic PSG), Sebastian Saucedo (Real Salt Lake AZ), Ben Swanson (Crew Soccer Academy), Jackson Yueill (Minnesota Thunder academy)
FORWARDS (4): Coy Craft (FC Dallas academy), Sebastian Elney (Boca United), Christian Lucatero (Houston Dynamo academy), Jorge Ruiz (LA Galaxy academy).

  1. Richard Broad
    commented on: April 2, 2014 at 9:16 a.m.
    Klinsi's son is a GOALKEEPER!!!!!!
  1. Xavi Hernandez
    commented on: April 3, 2014 at 1:32 a.m.
    good to see the children of national team coaches are finally getting some chances.
  1. BJ Genovese
    commented on: April 6, 2014 at 3:46 p.m.
    Yea... bring on the nepotism. I guess im just really sick of all this crap. He will get the best training and eventually will probably be world class... just like Bradley who though mediocre at best did have the best training and opportunities an American kid could get..
  1. BJ Genovese
    commented on: April 6, 2014 at 3:51 p.m.
    While the rest of us have to pay thousands of dollars and apparrently relocate to the nearest USSDA in order for our kids to get a peak.
  1. Margaret Manning
    commented on: May 24, 2014 at 2:55 p.m.
    He has orally committed to attend. Dictionary.

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