MLS players headed to the 2018 World Cup

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Major League Soccer’s representation at the 2018 World Cup has dipped significantly with the United States’ failure to qualify for the tournament in Russia.

Of the 19 MLS players headed for Russia, 12 represent two nations: Panama and Costa Rica.

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Los Angeles Football Club is missing the most players of any MLS team, with three set to miss club time for the world’s biggest tournament.

There were a further five players on provisional rosters that did not make the cut.

Panama (6)

Harold Cummings (San Jose)
Fidel Escobar (NY Red Bulls)
Anibal Godoy (San Jose)
Adolfo Machado (Houston Dynamo
Michael Murillo (NY Red Bulls)
Roman Torres (Seattle)

Costa Rica (6)

Francisco Calvo (Minnesota United)
David Guzman (Portland)
Ronald Matarrita (NYCFC)
Marcos Urena (LAFC)
Kendall Waston (Vancouver)
Rodney Wallace (NYCFC)

Mexico (3)

Giovani Dos Santos (LA Galaxy)
Jonathan Dos Santos (LA Galaxy)
Carlos Vela (LAFC)

Peru (2)

Andy Polo (Portland)
Yoshimar Yotun (Orlando City)

Egypt (1)

Omar Gaber (LAFC)

Sweden (1)

Gustav Svensson (Seattle)