FRISCO, Texas (June 12, 2023) – FC Dallas Homegrown Jesús Ferreira has been called up by head coach B.J. Callaghan to represent the U.S. at the 2023 Concacaf Gold Cup. Ferreira will join the USMNT training camp in Chicago on June 20 ahead of the opening group stage match.
Ferreira, 22, earns his third USMNT call-up of the year. Ferreira was named to the USMNT 2022 FIFA World Cup roster and made his World Cup debut in the Round of 16 loss to the Netherlands. He has eight goals in 18 caps for the United States. Ferreira currently leads FC Dallas in scoring and is tied for first in the MLS Golden Boot race with 10 goals in 18 MLS appearances of the 2023 season. He became the youngest player in MLS history to score 40 goals at 22 years, 105 days old after his game-winning goal against Inter Miami CF. He is also tied for second-most goals for the club at 46 after scoring the opening goal in FC Dallas’ 2-0 win over St. Louis CITY SC on June 7.
USMNT GOLD CUP GROUP AND SCHEDULEThe U.S. Men’s National team will compete in Group A against Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and St. Kitts and Nevis.
The USMNT will open group stage play against Jamaica on June 24, at 8:30PM CT at Soldier Field. In the second group stage match, the U.S. will face St. Kitts and Nevis on June 28, at 8:30PM CT at CITYPARK. The USMNT closes out group play against Trinidad and Tobago on July 2, at 6PM CT at Bank of American Stadium.
USMNT GOLD CUP DETAILED ROSTER BY POSITION (Club/Country; Caps/Goals):
GOALKEEPERS (3): Sean Johnson (Toronto FC/CAN; 12/0), Gaga Slonina (Chelsea/ENG; 1/0), Matt Turner (Arsenal/ENG; 26/0)
DEFENDERS (8): DeJuan Jones (New England Revolution; 2/0), Aaron Long (LAFC; 32/3), Matt Miazga (FC Cincinnati; 23/1), Jalen Neal (LA Galaxy; 2/0), Bryan Reynolds (Roma/ITA; 3/0), Miles Robinson (Atlanta United; 21/3), John Tolkin (New York Red Bulls; 1/0), DeAndre Yedlin (Inter Miami; 78/0)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Gianluca Busio (Venezia/ITA; 9/0), Djordje Mihailovic (AZ Alkmaar/NED; 6/1), Aidan Morris (Columbus Crew; 2/0), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders; 32/3), James Sands (New York City FC; 8/0), Alan Soñora (FC Juárez/MEX; 2/0)
FORWARDS (6): Cade Cowell (San Jose Earthquakes; 3/0), Jesús Ferreira (FC Dallas; 18/8), Julian Gressel (Vancouver Whitecaps/CAN; 2/0), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders; 52/11), Brandon Vazquez (FC Cincinnati; 3/1), Alex Zendejas (Club América/MEX; 3/1)