USMNT Vs. Colombia: Summer Showdown Presented by Marriott Bonvoy

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LANDOVER (June 7, 2024) — The U.S. Men’s National Team is gearing up for the 2024 Copa América in the U.S. with a crucial match against Colombia at Commanders Field in Landover, Md., as part of the Summer Showdown presented by Marriott Bonvoy on Saturday, June 8.

The game kicks off at 5:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcasted live on TNT, Telemundo, truTV, and Universo. Fans can also stream the match on Max and Peacock or tune in to FDP Radio for additional coverage. Stay updated on the game through Facebook, Twitter @USMNT, Instagram @USMNT, and the official U.S. Soccer App.

This match is the first of two friendlies before the Copa América, with Brazil awaiting the USMNT in the Allstate Continental Clásico on Wednesday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m. ET at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. Broadcasting options and streaming details are the same as the Colombia match.


GOALKEEPERS (3): Ethan Horvath (Cardiff City/WAL; 9/0), Sean Johnson (Toronto FC/CAN; 13/0), Matt Turner (Nottingham Forest/ENG; 39/0)

DEFENDERS (9): Cameron Carter-Vickers (Celtic/SCO; 16/0), Kristoffer Lund (Palermo/ITA; 3/0), Mark McKenzie (Genk/BEL; 13/0), Shaq Moore (Nashville SC; 18/1), Tim Ream (Fulham/ENG; 56/1), Chris Richards (Crystal Palace/ENG; 16/1), Antonee Robinson (Fulham/ENG; 41/4), Miles Robinson (FC Cincinnati; 29/3), Joe Scally (Borussia Mönchengladbach/GER; 9/0)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Tyler Adams (Bournemouth/ENG; 38/2), Johnny Cardoso (Real Betis/ESP; 11/0), Luca de la Torre (Celta Vigo/ESP; 20/0), Weston McKennie (Juventus/ITA; 51/11), Yunus Musah (AC Milan; ITA; 35/0), Gio Reyna (Nottingham Forest/ENG; 26/8), Malik Tillman (PSV Eindhoven/NED; 10/0), Timmy Tillman (LAFC; 1/0)

FORWARDS (7): Brenden Aaronson (Union Berlin/GER; 40/8), Folarin Balogun (Monaco/FRA; 10/3), Ricardo Pepi (PSV Eindhoven/NED; 23/10), Christian Pulisic (AC Milan/ITA; 66/28), Josh Sargent (Norwich City/ENG; 23/5), Tim Weah (Juventus/ITA; 37/5), Haji Wright (Coventry City/ENG; 9/4)


Both the USMNT and Colombia are gearing up for the Copa América tournament happening in the U.S. this summer, which includes all 10 CONMEBOL teams and select Concacaf sides like Canada, Costa Rica, and the U.S. The tournament begins on June 20 with Argentina facing Canada at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

In Group C, the U.S. will start its campaign against Bolivia on June 23 in Arlington, Texas, followed by games against Panama in Atlanta on June 27 and Uruguay in Kansas City, Mo. on July 1.

Colombia, in Group D, will play Paraguay in Houston on June 24, Costa Rica in Glendale, Ariz. on June 28, and Brazil in Santa Clara, Calif. on July 2.

After the match against the U.S., Colombia will play Bolivia in another friendly on June 15 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. at 5 p.m. ET.


In partnership with the You Can Play Project, U.S. Soccer is showing support for the LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month in June. The teams will wear special edition number packs in their June games, including the matches against Colombia and Brazil, to promote inclusivity. Signed jerseys with rainbow-themed numbers will be auctioned off, with proceeds benefiting You Can Play. Bidding is open until June 30 at . The You Can Play Project advocates for equality and safety for all athletes regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.


Prior to the Colombia match, the MNT team interacted with TAPS, a nonprofit supporting those mourning military or veteran loved ones. TAPS members will be present at Commanders Field to greet the team and attend the game. Learn more about TAPS and their programs on their website.


This is the 21st encounter between the U.S. and Colombia, with the U.S. holding a historical record of 3 wins, 13 losses, and 5 draws. The last meeting ended in a 0-0 tie on Jan. 28, 2023, in Carson, Calif.

The USMNT is striving for its first win against Colombia since March 2005, a 3-0 victory in Fullerton, Calif. A standout moment against Colombia was the 2-1 win during the 1994 World Cup in Pasadena. In 2016, the teams met twice during the Copa América Centenario, with the U.S. facing defeats in the group stage and the Third-Place Match.


Expect a packed house at Commanders Field with over 50,000 fans anticipated for the Colombia match, making it one of the top five MNT games in the DMV area. In 2012, a match against Brazil set the attendance record at 67,619 fans.

Notable games at Commanders Field include the 2012 match against Brazil and the U.S. Women’s National Team quarterfinal victory during the historic 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The USMNT has a strong record in the D.C. area and last played at Audi Field in October 2019 for a Concacaf Nations League win against Cuba.




  • The average age of the roster stands at 25 years and 210 days on matchday.A 27-player training camp roster is set for the upcoming friendly match against Colombia, with an average of 25 caps among the players, 15 of which come from official competitions. The squad consists of players representing clubs from 10 countries, including the USA, England, Italy, Netherlands, and others.

    Leading cap-winners in the squad include Christian Pulisic, Tim Ream, Weston McKennie, and others. The roster includes 18 players from the 2022 FIFA World Cup roster and 21 players who have appeared in Concacaf Nations League-winning squads since 2021.

    The USMNT has a historical record of 3-13-5 against Colombia. Notable encounters between the two teams include the 1994 FIFA World Cup match where the US secured a historic 2-1 victory. The most recent meeting between the teams in January 2023 resulted in a 0-0 draw.

    Colombia, commonly known as Los Cafeteros, is currently on a 21-match unbeaten streak and sits in third place in South American qualifying for the 2026 World Cup. The team aims to build on its recent successes in Copa América tournaments and secure another title.

    Nestor Lorenzo, the current manager of the Colombian national team, has remained undefeated in 18 consecutive matches since taking over in 2022. Lorenzo, a former player and assistant coach, has led the team to notable victories.

    The Colombian roster includes players from clubs across different leagues, with notable names like David Ospina, James Rodríguez, and Luis Diaz. Los Cafeteros are in top form and will be a tough challenge for the USMNT in the upcoming friendly match.

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