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Juan Agudelo called up by USMNT ahead of World Cup Qualifiers

Agudelo will try to help the U.S. punch their ticket to Russia.

United States v Martinique: Group B - 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images

Juan Agudelo has been called up to the U.S. Men’s National Team ahead of a pair of World Cup Qualifiers.

Agudelo, 24, has scored three goals in 26 international appearances. The attacker was 17 years old when he made his debut against South Africa in 2010. His most recent appearance came during this past summer’s Gold Cup when he helped the U.S. finish first.

Agudelo has eight goals and one assist with the New England Revolution this season, though he hasn’t scored since Jul. 29. Agudelo has been used as both a striker and midfielder.

The U.S. will play Panama in Orlando on Friday, Oct. 6 before traveling to face Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

The full 26-man roster can be found here:

GOALKEEPERS: Brad Guzan (Atlanta United FC), Tim Howard (Colorado Rapids), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

DEFENDERS: DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Omar Gonzalez (Pachuca), Michael Orozco (Club Tijuana), Tim Ream (Fulham), Jorge Villafaña (Santos Laguna), DeAndre Yedlin (Newcastle United), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)

MIDFIELDERS: Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Juan Agudelo (New England Revolution), Paul Arriola (D.C. United), Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia Union), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Benny Feilhaber (Sporting Kansas City), Dax McCarty (Chicago Fire), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)

FORWARDS: Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Bobby Wood (Hamburg)