Six MLS players picked for Panama's World Cup team

Six of the seven MLS players on Panama's preliminary roster for the 2018 World Cup are headed to Russia for the Canaleros' first trip to the finals.

Defenders Harold Cummings (San Jose Earthquakes), Fidel Escobar (NY Red Bulls), Adolfo Machado (Houston Dynamo), Amir Murillo (NY Red Bulls) and Roman Torres (Seattle Sounders) are joined by midfielder Anibal Godoy (San Jose Earthquakes). Columbus Crew winger Cristian Martinez was not picked.

Panama is also taking seven former MLS players.
A total of 22 MLS players on headed to Russia or are on preliminary rosters. Teams have until June 4 to get down to 23 players.

Belgium (28-player short list):
Laurent Ciman (LAFC)

Costa Rica (23-player roster):
Francisco Calvo (Minnesota United)
David Guzman (Portland Timbers)
Ronald Matarrita (NYCFC)
Marco Urena (LAFC)
Rodney Wallace (NYCFC)
Kendall Waston (Vancouver Whitecaps)

Egypt (29-player short list):
Omar Gaber (LAFC)
Amro Tarek (Orlando City)

Mexico (28-player short list):
Giovani dos Santos (LA Galaxy)
Jonathan dos Santos (LA Galaxy)
Carlos Vela (LAFC)

Panama (23-player roster):
Harold Cummings (San Jose Earthquakes)
Fidel Escobar (NY Red Bulls)
Anibal Godoy (San Jose Earthquakes)
Adolfo Machado (Houston Dynamo)
Michael Murillo (NY Red Bulls)
Roman Torres (Seattle Sounders)

Peru (35-player preliminary roster):
Andy Polo (Portland Timbers)
Yoshi Yotun (Orlando City)

Sweden (23-player roster):
Gustav Svensson (Seattle Sounders)

Uruguay (26-player short list):
Nicolas Lodeiro (Seattle Sounders)
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