SAN JOSE, Calif. – San Jose Earthquakes Homegrown defender Nick Lima and midfielder Jackson Yueill have been called to United States Men’s National Team to compete in pair of international friendly matches against Mexico and Uruguay from Sept. 2-10.
The USMNT will face rivals Mexico on September 6 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey and Uruguay on Sept. 10 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.
Lima, 24, signed for the Earthquakes as a Homegrown Player from Cal ahead of the 2017 MLS season. Lima has recorded a game-winning goal and two assists in 20 appearances this season and has been named to the MLS Team of the Week on three occasions. Since turning pro, the defender has produced five goals and five assists in 76 appearances for the Quakes. Lima has made seven prior appearances for the USMNT, including three starts in the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup en route to the tournament final.
Yueill, 22, was selected by the Earthquakes with the sixth overall pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft after two years at UCLA. He has already set career-highs in appearances (26), starts (23), minutes played (2,128) and goals scored (2) in 2019. Yueill made his USMNT debut earlier this year, starting and playing 59 minutes in a friendly against Jamaica on June 6.
U.S. MNT ROSTER BY POSITION (Club; Caps/Goals):
GOALKEEPERS (4): Jesse Gonzalez (FC Dallas; 0/0), Brad Guzan (Atlanta United FC; 60/0), Sean Johnson (New York City FC; 8/0), Zack Steffen (Fortuna Düsseldorf/GER; 15/0)
DEFENDERS (9): John Brooks (Wolfsburg/GER; 37/3), Reggie Cannon (FC Dallas; 6/0), Sergiño Dest (Ajax/NED; 0/0), Nick Lima (San Jose Earthquakes; 7/0), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls; 11/2), Daniel Lovitz (Montreal Impact/CAN; 8/0),) Tim Ream (Fulham/ENG; 35/1), Miles Robinson (Atlanta United FC; 0/0), Walker Zimmerman (LAFC; 10/2)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy; 9/2), Weston McKennie (Schalke/GER; 14/3), Alfredo Morales (Fortuna Düsseldorf/GER; 13/0), Paxton Pomykal (FC Dallas; 0/0), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC; 15/0), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC; 19/0), Jackson Yueill (San Jose Earthquakes; 1/0)
FORWARDS (6): Corey Baird (Real Salt Lake; 3/0), Tyler Boyd (Besiktas/TUR; 5/2), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC; 33/5), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea/ENG; 31/13), Josh Sargent (Werder Bremen/GER; 7/2), Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew SC; 51/10)