Buddle, Bornstein, Donovan among 24 called up for U.S. games against Argentina, Paraguay

i-401edacc770acaef1fd97794dc2a0567-edu.jpgFontana’s Maurice Edu, the Glasgow Rangers midfielder, seen at left in a Europa League game last week, is among 24 players called into a U.S. camp that begins Sunday in Cary, N.C. (AP Photo).

U.S. Coach Bob Bradley also called up Norwich City defender Zak Whitbread in his first national team call-up for the pair of friendlies later this month.

The squad:

Goalkeepers: Marcus Hahnemann (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Tim Howard (Everton), David Yelldell (Duisburg)

Defenders: Carlos Bocanegra (Saint-Etienne), Jonathan Bornstein (UANL Tigres), Timothy Chandler (Nuremberg), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover), Jay DeMerit (Vancouver), Oguchi Onyewu (FC Twente), Tim Ream (New York), Jonathan Spector (West Ham), Zak Whitbread (Norwich)

Midfielders: Michael Bradley (Aston Villa), Clint Dempsey (Fulham), Mikkel Diskeruud (Stabaek), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles), Maurice Edu (Rangers), Benny Feilhaber (Aarhus), Stuart Holden (Bolton), Jermaine Jones (Blackburn), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht)

Forwards: Juan Agudelo (New York), Jozy Altidore (Bursaspor), Edson Buddle (Ingolstadt)

Details on the complete squad is here.

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  • UCLABZ

    I am surprised Guzan and Lichaj didn’t get called up. What does Hahnemann offer over Guzan?

  • galaxyeveryday

    Hartman baby… wheres the love? i dont care if hes old, i always thought he should have been the top one. Keller is old and he was in the world cup. I will never forgive the galaxy for giving up El Gato

  • Studs Up

    I’m with you “g-day” on the Galaxy letting Hartman. But as much as I loved him on the club level – eventhough he cost us big time on 2 MLS Cup finals – he was not and is not international calibur. He did not impress on his previous call ups to the national team.

  • http://www.ericpz.com PZ

    Yeah, I figured you’d highlight the fact that a budgie made the squad. ;)