George Bello and Miles Robinson called up to United States Men’s National Team for September World Cup Qualifiers

ATLANTA — George Bello and Miles Robinson have been called up to the United States Men’s National Team by manager Gregg Berhalter for three upcoming World Cup Qualifying matches in Concacaf.

Both players will depart to join the group following Atlanta’s match against Nashville SC on Saturday (3:30 p.m. ET, Univision). The USMNT begins World Cup Qualifying on Sept. 2 away against El Salvador at Estadio Cuscatlán. The team will then face Canada on Sept. 5 at Nissan Stadium in Nashville and Honduras on Sept. 8 at Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano in San Pedro Sula.

Bello has made three appearances for the USMNT, making his senior team debut against Trinidad and Tobago on Jan. 31, 2021. Most recently, Bello started two matches during the USMNT’s run to the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup title, including the 1-0 victory against Mexico in the final. The 19-year-old left back this week became the first Atlanta Homegrown player to be named an MLS All-Star and has started 15 of his 16 MLS apperances in 2021.

Robinson has nine caps and three goals with the USMNT, earning his senior team debut on Sept. 6, 2019 in a friendly against Mexico. He made his first start and scored his first international goal in a 7-0 win against Trinidad and Tobago on Jan. 31, 2021. Robinson started all six matches and scored two goals at the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup where he helped the U.S. secure five clean sheets and scored the game-winning goal in the final to defeat Mexico 1-0. The 24-year-old was also recently named to his first MLS All-Star team and has started 14 of his 15 MLS appearances in 2021.

Match Schedule
Sept. 2
El Salvador vs. USA
Estadio Cuscatlán – San Salvador
Sept. 5
USA vs Canada
Nissan Stadium – Nashville, Tenn.
Sept. 8
Honduras vs. USA
Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano – San Pedro Sula

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