US Youth Soccer today announced the roster and upcoming schedule for the 2004 US Youth Soccer ODP adidas 1989 All-Star Team that will travel to Europe to compete against top international youth clubs from May 21-31st.
The 18-man roster was selected from recent US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP) Regional team player performances at several US Youth Soccer ODP events across the nation and from the U.S. Under-15 Men’s National Team pool.
The US Youth Soccer ODP adidas ’89 All-Star team is as follows:
Name - Hometown
Giuseppe Carotenuto - Scottsdale, AZ
Andrew Duran - Mokena, IL
Douglas Ferner - Bloomfield Hills, MI
Andres Giallombardo - Manalapan, NJ
Brett King - Wilmington, NC
Cameron Lamming - San Juan Capistrano, CA
Perica Marosevic - Rockford, IL
Raphael Martinez - Partage, IN
Steven Morales - Farmingdale, NY
Cesar Nunez - Gurnee, IL
Demitrius Omphroy - Alameda, CA
Brian Perk - Rancho Santa Margerita, CA
Lucas Swertloff - Brooklyn, NY
John Tardy - Staten Island, NY
Darryl Tom - Los Altos, CA
Justin True - Lee’s Summit, MO
Matthew Walker - Grand Blanc, MI
Anthony Wallace - St. Petersburg, FL
The US Youth Soccer ODP adidas ’89 All Stars will have the opportunity to watch a professional match between Bayer 04 and VFB Stuttgart on Saturday, May 22nd and train with elite international teams at some of Europe’s premier facilities. The team will also compete in several friendly matches in addition to participating in a Round Robin event featuring RSC Anderlecht and FC Bruges on Friday, May 28th.
The US Youth Soccer adidas ’89 All Star Team’s schedule for the Europe Tour is as follows:
Monday, May 25 Bayer 04
Wednesday, May 26 Schalke 04
Friday, May 28 RSC Anderlecht & FC Bruges
Sunday, May 30 KV Mechelen
US Youth Soccer ODP, designed to identify and develop a pool of players from which U.S. National Teams may be selected, is the original ODP program. US Youth Soccer ODP is the only elite player development program that can claim members of Major League Soccer and Women’s United Soccer Association, as well as a majority of current and past national and youth team members, as alumni. And, with programs in all 55 State Associations as well as regional and national championships and participation in international tournaments, US Youth Soccer ODP continues to lead the way in elite player identification and development.