The North American team is ready for its debut against Wales on November 21
The the United States is already in Qatar (Reuters)
There is less and less to go before the start of the World Cup in Qatarand with just over a week to get the ball rolling, the United States team has become the first to arrive at Doha International Airport. The footballers arrived at the tournament venue on Thursday, before anyone else.
Their Qatar Airways flight from New York was one of the first to use the new part of the airport, inaugurated the same day. The Team USA, led by the American Gregg Berhalter Since December 2018, he will have his big debut against Wales on November 21, before taking on England on November 25. Their most anticipated match will face Iran on November 29, in a duel loaded with political connotations.
The North American team will stay during the tournament at the Marsa Malaz Kempinski hotel, in the artificial island The Pearl (The Pearl), in the north of Doha. They will train in a field of the Al Gharafa club, 15 kilometers away. This is the eleventh participation of United States United (16th in the FIFA ranking) in a World Cup. His best result is third place in Uruguay 1930.
The United States shares Group B with Iran, Wales and England (Reuters)
The vast majority of the teams will arrive in Qatar on Monday, November 14, since the European leagues end on Sunday the 13th. It is even likely that most of the footballers who play in countries of the Old Continent will travel separately and join their delegations in Qatar.
The United States finished third in the Concacaf Qualifying with 25 points in 14 games as a result of 7 wins, four draws and three losses. In addition, it was three points behind the leaders, Canada and Mexico.
With information from AFP
The United States list:
Archers: Ethan Horvath (Luton Town), Sean Johnson (New York City FC), Matt Turner (Arsenal).
Defenders: Cameron Carter-Vickers (Celtic), Sergiño Dest (Milan), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls), Shaq Moore, Walker Zimmerman (Nashville), Tim Ream, Antonee Robinson (Fulham), Joe Scally (Borussia Mönchengladbach), DeAndre Yedlin (Inter Miami).
Midfielders: Brenden Aaronson, Tyler Adams (Leeds), Kellyn Acosta (LAFC), Luca de la Torre (Celta de Vigo), Weston McKennie (Juventus), Yunus Musah (Valencia), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders).
Forwards: Jesús Ferreira (Dallas ), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea), Gio Reyna (Borussia Dortmund), Josh Sargent (Norwich City), Tim Weah (Lille), Haji Wright (Antalyaspor).