Revs’ midfielder is one of 20 players selected for January camp and friendlies
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Revolution midfielder Benny Feilhaber is among the 20 players called in by U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jürgen Klinsmann for the team’s annual January training camp, which will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 3, in Phoenix, Ariz.
Also included in the three-week camp itinerary is a pair of international friendlies against Venezuela in Glendale, Ariz., on Saturday, Jan. 21, and Panama in Panama City, Panama, on Wednesday, Jan. 25.
Feilhaber has made 38 appearances with the U.S. National Team and was a member of the U.S.’ 2010 FIFA World Cup squad and the 2008 U.S. Olympic team. He has scored two international goals with the senior team, including the game-winner in the final of the 2007 Gold Cup against Mexico in Chicago. Feilhaber made three appearances in South Africa during the 2010 World Cup, and three appearances at the 2008 Olympics with the Under-23 squad.
Earlier this year he was named to the U.S. squad for the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup, but was unable to play following an ankle injury suffered while with the Revs and was replaced on the roster. He is also a former member of the U.S. Under-20 squad.
After joining the Revolution in late April following a six-year career in Europe, Feilhaber made 23 appearances, scoring four goals and adding a team-high seven assists in his first MLS season.