FRISCO, Texas (January 5, 2022) – FC Dallas Homegrown Jesús Ferreira has been called up by U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Gregg Berhalter for the upcoming January training camp being held in Phoenix, Arizona.
Ferreira, 20, earns his fifth call-up overall since becoming a U.S. citizen on Dec. 16, 2019. He made his senior team debut in the 1-0 win against Costa Rica on Feb. 1, 2020. Ferreira also scored his first international brace and added three assists in the 7-0 shutout win against Trinidad and Tobago on January 31, 2021. He has a total of two goals and three assists in five appearances for the Stars and Stripes.
Ferreira finished his 2021 MLS season with eight goals and nine assists in 27 appearances, breaking his 2019 career best in goal contributions. He’s appeared in 81 MLS matches (68 starts) for FC Dallas, scoring 18 goals and 16 assists in 5,705 minutes.
The January camp in Phoenix will consist of domestic-based players who will build match readiness and compete for a roster spot in the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers. The final roster for the WCQs will be announced the afternoon of Jan. 21, following the final training session in Phoenix. The USMNT are currently second in the Concacaf World Cup Qualifying standings with 15 points and a 4-1-3 record. The USMNT will face El Salvador on Jan. 27, Canada on Jan. 30 and Honduras on Feb. 2, 2022.
ROSTER BY POSITION (Club/Country; Caps/Goals):
GOALKEEPERS (3):Sean Johnson (New York City FC; 9/0), Gabriel Slonina (Chicago Fire; 0/0), Matt Turner (New England Revolution; 13/0)
DEFENDERS (6):George Bello (Atlanta United; 6/0), DeJuan Jones (New England Revolution; 0/0), Brooks Lennon (Atlanta United; 1/0), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls; 21/3), Miles Robinson (Atlanta United; 15/3), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville SC; 23/2)
MIDFIELDERS (6):Kellyn Acosta (Colorado Rapids; 45/2), Cole Bassett (Colorado Rapids; 1/1), Djordje Mihailovic (CF Montrêal; 6/1), Sebastian Lletget (New England Revolution; 33/8), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders; 30/0), Jackson Yueill (San Jose Earthquakes; 16/0)
FORWARDS (4):Paul Arriola (D.C. United; 42/8), Jesús Ferreira (FC Dallas; 5/2), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders; 40/10), Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew; 66/14