DeAndre Yedlin

  • DOB July 9, 1993
  • Age 30
  • Place of birth Seattle, Washington
  • POSITION Defender
  • HEIGHT 5'8"
  • WEIGHT 150
  • U.S. CAPS 46
  • CLUB Inter Miami
  • TWITTER @yedlinny (378K followers)
  • Current ASN 100 Rank 36
  • Previous ASN 100 Rank 23
  • Youth Experience U-20
Yedlin earned his first call-up to the senior men's national team on January 3, 2014.[41] He made his first appearance with the senior team on February 1, 2014, in a friendly against South Korea.

After impressing in January and April, Yedlin was a surprise inclusion by US manager Jurgen Klinsmann on the U.S. final 23-man roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He made his World Cup debut against Portugal, coming on as a late second-half substitute. He helped set up Sounders teammate Clint Dempsey's late goal which put the U.S. up 2–1. He also came on late in the next game, a 1–0 loss v. Germany; his deep cross to Dempsey was headed off target. In the round of 16 match against Belgium, Yedlin came on as an early substitute for the injured Fabian Johnson, providing most of the vertical threat for the Americans. Yedlin's performances took many by surprise, being called a "breakout star" by the New York Times.

On November 9, 2022, Yedlin was called up to the final 26-man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, being the only U.S. player to play in both the 2014 and 2022 FIFA World Cups. “He’s a glue guy,” Berhalter said after announcing the roster. “He’s there for the team, creates atmosphere for the team. Sometimes he’s a shoulder to cry on or talk to, other times he’s a motivator.” “There’s a queue of questions people have for DeAndre,” said Tyler Adams, the USMNT captain in Qatar.

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