Strong MLS contingent in US roster for 2011 Gold Cup

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The US national team on Monday announced the 23-man roster that will take part in the 2011 Gold Cup.

The list includes 18 players with MLS experience, seven of which are current stars in the league: Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls), Tim Ream (New York Red Bulls), Robbie Rogers (Columbus Crew), Benny Feilhaber (New England Revolution), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes), and Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake).

GOALKEEPERS (3): Marcus Hahnemann (Wolverhampton Wanderers/England), Tim Howard (Everton/England), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

DEFENDERS (8): Carlos Bocanegra (Saint-Étienne/France), Jonathan Bornstein (Tigres UANL/Mexico), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover/Germany), Clarence Goodson (Brondby/Denmark), Eric Lichaj (Leeds United/England), Oguchi Onyewu (FC Twente/Netherlands), Tim Ream (New York Red Bulls), Jonathan Spector (West Ham United/England)

MIDFIELDERS (9): Freddy Adu (Rizespor/Turkey), Michael Bradley (Aston Villa/England), Clint Dempsey (Fulham/England), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Maurice Edu (Rangers/Scotland), Benny Feilhaber (New England Revolution), Jermaine Jones (Blackburn Rovers/England), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht/Belgium), Robbie Rogers (Columbus Crew)

FORWARDS (3): Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls), Jozy Altidore (Bursaspor/Turkey), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)