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U.S roster for World Cup qualifiers a mix of young, old

U.S roster for World Cup qualifiers a mix of young, old

The U.S. heads into the final round of World Cup qualifying this week with a 26-man roster featuring a mix of youth and experience.

The team Coach Juergen Klinsmann chose Sunday includes 15 players who have been part of a World Cup roster -- among them goalkeeper Tim Howard, who has been on three World Cup teams, and midfielder Michael Bradley, forward Jozy Altidore and goalkeeper Brad Guzan, who have gone to two.

But it also includes teenagers Cameron Carter-Vickers, who is being called up for the first time, and Christian Pulisic, along with forward Aron Johannsson, who is returning to the national team after a 14-month absence. They are among the 14 players who have...

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