National teams call up 27 players

[MLS] On the first FIFA double fixture date since the 2010 World Cup, the U.S. national team is idle, but that doesn't mean MLS clubs will be at full strength on Labor Day weekend. A total of 27 MLS players have been recalled by their national teams for games as close as friendlies in Los Angeles, Washington, Ft. Lauderdale, Toronto and Montreal and as far away as 2012 African Nations Cup qualifying in Lubumbashi, Congo. For all the call-ups ...

MLS CALLUPS (by club)
5 New York
3 Toronto FC
3 Kansas City
2 Chicago
2 D.C. United
2 New England
2 Real Salt Lake
2 San Jose
1 Chivas USA
1 Colorado
1 Columbus
1 Houston
1 Los Angeles
1 Seattle
0 FC Dallas
0 Philadelphia

MLS CALLUPS (by country)
Canada-Dwayne De Rosario (Toronto FC)
Canada-Julian de Guzman (Toronto FC)
Canada-Nana Attakora (Toronto FC)
Canada-Dejan Jakovic (D.C. United)
Canada-Will Johnson (Real Salt Lake)
Sept. 4: Canada vs. Peru (Toronto)
Sept. 7: Canada vs. Honduras (Montreal)

Costa Rica-Alvaro Saborio (Real Salt Lake)
Costa Rica-Roy Miller (New York)
Sept. 5: Jamaica vs. Costa Rica (Kingston)

El Salvador-Osael Romero (Chivas USA)
El Salvador-Arturo Alvarez (San Jose)
El Salvador-Deris Umanzor (Chicago)
Sept. 4: El Salvador vs. Honduras (Los Angeles)
Sept. 7: El Salvador vs. Guatemala (Washington)

Estonia-Joel Lindpere (New York)
Sept. 3: Estonia vs. Italy-Euro 2012 qualifying (Tallinn)
Sept. 7: Estonia vs. Uzbekistan (Tallinn)

Gambia-Kenny Mansally (New England)
Gambia-Sainey Nyassi (New England)
Gambia-Sanna Nyassi (Seattle)
Sept. 4: Gambia vs. Namibia-2012 African Nations Cup qualifying (Banjul)

Guatemala-Marco Pappa (Chicago)
Sept. 7: El Salvador vs. Guatemala (Washington)

Honduras-Roger Espinoza (Kansas City)
Sept. 4:
Honduras vs. El Salvador (Los Angeles)
Sept. 7: Canada vs. Honduras (Montreal)

Jamaica-Donovan Ricketts (Los Angeles)
Jamaica-Shavar Thomas (Kansas City)
Jamaica-Lovel Palmer (Houston)
Jamaica-Dane Richards (New York)
Jamaica-Ryan Johnson (San Jose)
Jamaica-Omar Cummings (Colorado)
Sept. 5: Jamaica vs. Costa Rica (Kingston)
Sept. 7: Jamaica vs. Peru (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.)

Mexico-Rafael Marquez (New York)
Sept. 3: Mexico vs. Ecuador (Guadalajara)
Sept. 7: Mexico vs. Colombia (Monterrey)

Montenegro-Branko Boskovic (D.C. United)
Sept. 3: Montenegro vs. Wales-Euro 2010 qualifying (Podgorica)
Sept. 7: Bulgaria vs. Montenegro-Euro 2010 qualifying (Sofia)

Senegal-Bouna Coundoul (New York)
Sept. 5: Congo DR vs. Senegal-2012 African Nations Cup qualifying (Lubumbashi)

Sierra Leone-Kei Kamara (Kansas City)
Sept. 5: Egypt vs. Sierra Leone-2012 African Nations Cup qualifying (Cairo)

Venezuela-Emilio Renteria (Columbus)
Sept. 3: Venezuela vs. Colombia (Puerto La Cruz)
Sept. 7: Venezuela vs. Ecuador (Barquisimeto)

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