Costa Rica called up eight MLS players -- including two each from Minnesota United, New York City FC and the Vancouver Whitecaps -- for its World Cup 2018 qualifiers at home against Panama June 8 and
Trinidad & Tobago June 13.
In addition, two former MLS players -- Giancarlo Gonzalez and Michael Umana -- are in the 27-player squad. Costa Rica Roster: GOALKEEPERS:
Dany Carvajal (Saprissa), Leonel Moreira (Herediano), Keylor Navas (Real Madrid/ESP), Patrick Pemberton (Alajuelense).
Johnny Acosta (Herediano), Francisco Calvo (Minnesota United), Cristian Gamboa (Celtic/SCO), Giancarlo Gonzalez (Palermo/ITA), Kenner Gutierrez (Alajuelense), Ronald Matarrita (New
York City FC), Bryan Oviedo (Sunderland/ENG), Jose Salvatierra (Alajuelense), Michael Umana (no club), Kendall Waston (Vancouver Whitecaps). MIDFIELDERS:
Randall Azofeifa (Herediano),
Christian Bolanos (Vancouver Whitecaps), Celso Borges (Deportivo Coruna/ESP), Daniel Colindres (Saprissa), David Guzman (Portland Timbers), Bryan Ruiz (Sporting Lisbon/POR), Yeltsin Tejeda
(Lausanne/SUI), Rodney Wallace (New York City FC). FORWARDS:
Joel Campbell (Sporting Lisbon/POR), David Ramirez (Saprissa), Ariel Rodriguez (Bangkok Glass FC/THA), Marco Urena (San Jose
Earthquakes), Johan Venegas (Minnesota United)