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USYNT Depth Charts

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April 2024
The following list details my first and second choice eleven for the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 age groups. This doesn't necessarily mean that this is what each United States Youth National Team should look like because some players are good enough to play above their age group. I have only included players that are not provisionally cap-tied to other countries. You can see the top U.S. eligible youth players that are provisionally cap-tied tied at the bottom of this page.

2005s

First Choice XI

GK, Gavin Beavers, Real Salt Lake
LB, Nolan Norris, FC Dallas
CB, Josh Wynder, Benfica
CB, Drew Murray, Freiburg
RB, Reed Baker-Whiting, Seattle Sounders
DM, Obed Vargas, Seattle Sounders
CM, Benjamin Cremaschi, Inter Miami
AM, Niko Tsakiris, San Jose Earthquakes
Wing, Esmir Bajraktarevic, New England Revolution
Wing, Kristian Fletcher, D.C. United
CF, Marcos Zambrano, Vitória Guimarães

Second Choice XI

GK, Charles DeMarco, BW Gottschee
LB, Nati Clarke, Sporting KC
CB, Santiago Suarez, New England Revolution
CB, Grayson Dettoni, Bayern Munich
RB, David Voute, PEC Zwolle
DM, Ethan Kohler, Werder Bremen
CM, Brooklyn Raines, Houston Dynamo
AM, Favian Loyola, Orlando City
Wing, Serge Ngoma, New York Red Bulls
Wing, Tarik Scott, FC Dallas
CF, Rodrigo Neri, Valencia

2006s

First Choice XI

GK, Diego Kochen, Barcelona
LB, Tahir Reid-Brown, Orlando City
CB, Noahkai Banks, FC Augsburg
CB, Matai Akinmboni, D.C. United
RB, Oscar Verhoeven, San Jose Earthquakes
DM, Pedro Soma, UE Cornella
CM, Taha Habroune, Columbus Crew
AM, Christopher Olney Jr, Philadelphia Union
Wing, Dylan Borso, Chicago Fire
WING, Cole Campbell, Borussia Dortmund
CF, Keyrol Figueroa, Liverpool FC

Second Choice XI

GK, Julian Eyestone, Without Club
LB, Luca Bombino, LAFC
CB, Stuart Hawkins, Seattle Sounders
CB, Elijah Scott, Stuttgart
RB, Shakir Nixon, LAFC
DM, Matthew Corcoran, Birmingham Legion
CM, Ben Norris, Orange County
AM, Cruz Medina, San Jose Earthquakes
WING, David Vazquez, Philadelphia Union
Wing, Bryce Jamison, Orange County SC
CF, Julian Placias, North Carolina

2007s

First Choice XI

GK, Zackary Campagnolo, Colorado Rapids
LB, Peyton Miller, New England Revolution
CB, Neil Pierre, Philadelphia Union
CB, Jackson Platts, Orlando City
RB, Drew Baiera, NYCFC
DM, Adyn Torres, Atlanta United
CM, Nate Worth, FC Tulsa
AM, Gabriel Mendonça, FC Dallas
Wing, Darius Randell, Minnesota United
Wing, Zavier Gozo, Real Salt Lake
CF, Caden Glover, St. Louis City

Second Choice XI

GK, Patrick Los, Chicago Fire
LB, Dominik Chong-Qui, Atlanta United
CB, Kaiden Moore, Atlanta United
CB, Nicholas Almeida, Inter Miami
RB, Harbor Miller, LA Galaxy
DM, Jack Pymm, Inter Miami
CM, Kryome Lumsden, North Carolina FC
AM, Jonny Shore, NYCFC
Wing, Daniel Pinter, IMCF
Wing, Adriano Samayoa, LAFC
CF, Tomo Allen, San Jose Earthquakes

2008s

First Choice XI

GK, Jack Kortkamp, Sporting KC
LB, Jordan Griffin, Philadelphia Union
CB, Sebastian Chavez, New York Red Bulls
CB, Ian James, Sporting Kansas City
RB, Wesley Okoduwa, Wolves
DM, Jude Terry, LAFC
CM, Cristiano Oliveira, New England Revolution
AM, Maximo Carrizo, NYCFC
Wing, Nimfasha Berchimas, Charlotte FC
Wing, Julian Hall, New York Red Bulls
CF, Alexander Staff, Eintracht Frankfurt

Second Choice XI

GK, Aidan Stokes, New York Red Bulls
LB, Pedro Guimaraes, LAFC
CB, Ramiz Hamouda, Birmingham Legion
CB, Christopher Cupps, Chicago Fire
RB, Gio Villa, Real Salt Lake
DM, Isaiah Kaakoush, Phoenix Rising
CM, Cooper Sanchez, Atlanta United
AM, Leo Gitau, Houston Rangers
Wing, Jamir Johnson, Philadelphia Union
Wing, Cristiano Carlos, New England Revolution
CF, Chase Adams, Columbus Crew

2009s

First Choice XI

GK, Marcelo Avalos, San Jose Earthquakes
LB, Manu Romero, Real Madrid
CB, Ethan Degny, Atlanta United
CB, Caleb Simmons, New York Red Bulls
RB, Alexito Gomez, New York Red Bulls
DM, Adri Mehmeti, New York Red Bulls
CM, KK Spivey, San Jose Earthquakes
AM, Cavan Sullivan, Philadelphia Union
Wing, Omar Hassan, Seattle Sounders
Wing, Mathis Albert, LA Galaxy
CF, Maximus Steelman, LA Galaxy

Second Choice XI

GK, Tobias Szewcyk, New York Red Bulls
LB, Prince Forfor, Columbus Crew
CB, Edgar Rodriguez, San Jose Earthquakes
CB, Tyson Espy, LAFC
RB, Linkon Ream, Real Salt Lake
DM, Jack Francka, Sporting Kansas City
CM, Gustavo Perelli Borges, Achilles FC
AM, Paul Sokoloff, New York Red Bulls
Wing, Makai Wells, Barca Residency
Wing, Kashan Hines, Sporting Kansas City
CF, Kevin Howard, North Carolina FC

Top Prospects That Are Provisionally Cap-Tied

CM, Noel Buck, New England Revolution (England / 2005)
WING, Bora Aydinlik, Hull City (Turkey / 2005)
CB, Lazar Stefanovic, Toronto FC (Canada / 2006)
WING, Fidel Barajas, Real Salt Lake (Mexico / 2006)
WING, Olger Escobar, New England Revolution (Guatemala / 2006)
RB, Malachi Molina, FC Dallas (Jamaica / 2006)
CM, Alejandro Granados (Spain / 2006)
CF, Bryan Destin, Inter Miami (Haiti / 2006)
CB, Adrian Pelayo, North Carolina FC (Mexico / 2006)
CB, Tyler Meiser, Borussia Dortmund (Germany / 2007)
CB, Michael Bresser, PSV (Netherlands / 2007)
LB, Christian McFarlane, NYCFC (England / 2007)
WING, Montrell Culbreath, Bayer Leverkusen (Germany / 2007)
WING/CF, Ashton Gordon (Jamaica / 2007)
DM, Julian Bretous, Atlanta United (Haiti / 2007)
DM, Decarlo Guerra, LAFC (Guatemala / 2008)

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