Meet the U.S. U-20 men's national team

The USA has brought its deepest team ever to the Under-20 Men's World Cup with senior international Tim Weah, who started and scored for French champion Paris St. Germain and Scottish champion Celtic, FC Dallas starters Paxton Pomykal and Edwin Cerrillo and players in the youth systems at such European clubs as Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

GOALKEEPERS (3):
21 C.J. Dos Santos (Benfica/POR, 2000) Moved from Philadelphia Union academy.
12 David Ochoa (Real Salt Lake, 2001) Strong spring with USL's Real Monarchs boosted cause.
1 Brady Scott (FC Cologne/GER, 1999) Injury set him back this spring.

DEFENDERS (7):
7 Julian Araujo (LA Galaxy, 2001) Already started three MLS games.
2 Sergino Dest (Ajax/NED, 2000) Trained with Ajax first team in spring.
3 Chris Gloster (Hannover 96/GER, 2000) Quickly moved up from Hannover U-19s to U-23s.
13 Aboubacar Keita (Richmond Kickers, 2000) Signed by Columbus Crew as HG player.
4 Mark McKenzie (Philadelphia Union, 1999) Named captain for U-20 World Cup.
15 Matthew Real (Philadelphia Union, 1999). Backup at left back and centerback.
5 Chris Richards (Bayern Munich/GER, 2000). Sold by FC Dallas in January.

MIDFIELDERS (6):
14 Edwin Cerrillo (FC Dallas, 2000). Never played for U-20s before making team.
6 Chris Durkin (D.C. United, 2000). Started on 2017 U-17 World Cup team.
20 Richie Ledezma (PSV Eindhoven/NED, 2000). Injury kept him out of qualifying.
8 Alex Mendez (Freiburg/GER, 2000). Scored both goals in Concacaf U-20 final.
10 Paxton Pomykal (FC Dallas, 1999). Named to MLS Team of the Week three times in first five weeks.
16 Brandon Servania (FC Dallas, 1999). Under-rated midfielder in qualifying campaign.

FORWARDS (5):
17 Konrad De La Fuente (Barcelona/ESP, 2001). Reached 2019 UEFA Youth League semifinals.
18 Ulysses Llanez (Wolfsburg/GER, 2001). Averaged 2.38 goals and 1.36 assists per 90 minutes in qualifying.
19 Justin Rennicks (New England Revolution, 1999). Started at center forward in qualifying.
9 Sebastian Soto (Hannover 96/GER, 2000). Made Bundesliga debut eight months after moving to Germany.
11 Tim Weah (Celtic/SCO, 2000). Earned eight caps for national team in 2018.

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