The U.S. U14 Boys National Team is headed to Croatia this week for its first international games with the 1999 cycle.
The U14 BNT will face Slovenia on Thursday, May 23 at 10:00 a.m. (ET). The U.S. then has games scheduled against Croatia on Saturday, May 25 and Tuesday, May 28.
Youth national team head coach Hugo Perez called in 20 players for the trip to Europe including FC Barcelona Infantil B midfielder Ben Lederman.
U14 BNT Roster for Croatia:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Eric Lopez (LA Galaxy Academy; Westminster, Calif.), Trey Muse (Louisville, Ky; River City Rovers)
DEFENDERS (7): Tyler Adams (New York Red Bulls Academy; Wappingers Falls, N.Y.), Jordi Avila (Kendall SC; Hialeah Gardens, Fla.), Mckay Eves (Las Vegas Heat; Las Vegas, Nev.), Kyle Gruno (PDA; Saddle River, N.J.), Edwin Lara (Alliance SC; San Leandro, Calif.), Cody Sundquist (Placer United; Lincoln, Calif.), Samuel Vines (Pride SC; Colorado Springs, Colo.)
MIDFIELDERS (5): Jose Carranza (DC United Academy; Manassas, Va.), Roberto Hernandez (Texas Rush; Houston, Texas), Ben Lederman (FC Barcelona; Calabasas, Calif.), Nicholas Taitague (FC Richmond Magic; Midlothian, Va.), Juan Torres (GSA; Lilburn, Ga.)
FORWARDS (6): Lucas Del Rosario (CASL; Durham, N.C.), Omir Fernandez (BW Gottschee; New York, N.Y.), Jonathan Gonzalez (Athletico Santa Rosa; Santa Rosa, Calif.), Jeanpaul Marin (Downtown United SC; Rego Park, N.Y.), Jesus Nunez (LA Galaxy Academy; Anaheim, Calif.), Adolfo Trujillo (Ballistic United; Livermore, Calif.),