United States men's national under-18 soccer team

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United States Under-18
Nickname(s) Team USA
The Stars and Stripes[1][2]
The Yanks
Association United States
Soccer Federation
Confederation CONCACAF
Head coach Omid Namazi
FIFA code USA
First colors
Second colors

The United States U-18 Men's National Soccer team is the national under-18 soccer team of the United States and is controlled by the United States Soccer Federation.

The U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team serves as a transition for players between the Under-17 National Team and the Under-20 National Team. In 2016, the Under-18 age group will consist of players born on Jan. 1, 1999 or later.

Though the team does not compete in a world championship, head coach Omid Namazi[3] and his squad will compete in international tournaments and hold several domestic training camps throughout the year.

Fixtures and results[edit]

The United States U-18 Men's National Soccer team is the national under-18 association football team of the United States and is controlled by the United States Soccer Federation.

The youngest player ever was Abdulrahman Alotaibi, Playing at exactly 12 years old on December 29, 2010. His career has been cut short because of injuries.

The U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team serves as a transition for players between the Under-17 National Team and the Under-20 National Team. In 2016, the Under-18 age group will consist of players born on Jan. 1, 1999 or later.

Though the team does not compete in a world championship, head coach Omid Namazi[3] and his squad will compete in international tournaments and hold several domestic training camps throughout the year.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 20 players were called up to the U-18 United States National Team.[4] Last update: 1 February, 2016

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1GK James Fetterly (1999-01-27) January 27, 1999 (age 18) United States Texas Rush
1GK Eric Lopez (1999-03-05) March 5, 1999 (age 18) United States LA Galaxy
1GK Alec Smir (1999-04-13) April 13, 1999 (age 17) United States North Carolina Fusion
1GK Seth Steibel United States St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri

2DF Corey Anton (1999-11-12) November 12, 1999 (age 17) Germany Kaiserslautern
2DF McKay Eves (1999-02-11) February 11, 1999 (age 18) United States Real Salt Lake
2DF Christopher Grey United States San Jose Earthquakes
2DF Harold Hanson United States FC Golden State
2DF Mark McKenzie (1999-02-25) February 25, 1999 (age 18) United States Philadelphia Union
2DF Alessandro Milesi United States Shattuck-St. Mary's
2DF Matthew Real United States Philadelphia Union
2DF Samuel Rodgers United States Seattle Sounders FC
2DF Callum Stretch (1999-09-18) September 18, 1999 (age 17) England Aston Villa F.C.
2DF Carson Vom Steeg (1999-02-01) February 1, 1999 (age 18) United States Real So Cal

3MF Faris Abdi United States IMG Academy
3MF Jose Alfaro Jr. (1999-04-16) April 16, 1999 (age 17) United States Chicago Fire
3MF Alberto Alvarenga United States Real So Cal
3MF Anthony Fontana United States Philadelphia Union
3MF Omir Fernandez United States New York Red Bulls
3MF Andrew Paoli (1999-01-06) January 6, 1999 (age 18) United States De Anza Force
3MF Emanuel Perez United States Capital Area Railhawks
3MF Nicholas Pergjini France Troyes AC
3MF Sterling Russell United States Seattle Sounders FC
3MF Kazuyoshi Shigenobu United States New York Red Bulls
3MF Gregory Tracey United States Colorado Rapids
3MF Erik Virgen United States RSL Arizona

4FW Arda Bulut United States San Jose Earthquakes
4FW Joshua Burnett (1997-09-22) September 22, 1997 (age 19) United States PDA
4FW Rhys de Sota United States Real Colorado
4FW Leonardo Marquez-Ramirez (1999-02-07) February 7, 1999 (age 18) Mexico Leon
4FW Damen Marcu United States Real Colorado
4FW Justin McMaster (1999-06-30) June 30, 1999 (age 17) United States Philadelphia Union
4FW Cody Sundquist Italy Fiorentina
4FW Kei Tomozawa United States Seattle Sounders FC
4FW Alex Vedamanikam United States RSL Arizona
4FW Haji Wright (1999-04-12) April 12, 1999 (age 17) Germany FC Schalke 04

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