Everything seems to be coming up Matt Turner. After inking a new deal with the New England Revolution, the goalkeeper now has the chance to get his first international cap for the United States Men’s National Team.
Turner was called up to January camp down in Florida where U-23 players (such as Henry Kessler) and some senior team players have been training. The camp culminates in a friendly against Trinidad & Tobago on January 31st.
Of course, USMNT fans now know how much matches against T&T mean after the Caribbean nation helped to ensure that the United States would not qualify for the 2018 World Cup. While the U.S. was able to get their revenge in the 2019 Gold Cup, this game will always mean a little more until the MNT is constantly beating a team like Trinidad & Tobago.
Turner seems like a perfect candidate to get the start. He is the only senior team goalkeeper that was in camp. There doesn’t seem like a better time to give him his first cap.
With Turner being selected there is no doubt that a lot of Revolution fans will be tuning in on Sunday to see what the goalkeeper can do on the international level.