Colorado Rapids’ Tim Howard named to U.S. men’s team World Cup qualifiers roster

The Colorado Rapids 38-year-old goalkeeper is one of 24 players who will represent the U.S. as it takes on Honduras and Panama in an attempt to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

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Tim Howard will represent the U.S. men's national team in a pair of upcoming World Cup qualifiers later this month. (Jessica Taves/For Denverite)

The United States men’s national team’s roster is set for another round of World Cup qualifiers, and yet again Tim Howard is a part of it.

The Colorado Rapids 38-year-old goalkeeper is one of 24 players who will represent the U.S. as it takes on Honduras and Panama in an attempt to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Fourteen of the 24 are MLS players.

Howard got injured the last time he played for the U.S. men’s national team. He injured his right adductor longus, which is located in the groin, against Mexico on Nov. 11. The injury forced him to miss Rapids’ Western Conference Championship matches against eventual MLS champion Seattle Sounders FC.

Howard has made 111 appearances for the U.S. men’s national team. He is one of three goalkeepers on the roster. The other two are Brad Guzan, who plays for Middlesbrough of the English Premier League, and Nick Rimando, who’s with Real Salt Lake.

Howard made his 2017 MLS regular season debut over the weekend against New York Red Bulls. He played the entire match and made seven saves in a 1-0 loss.

The Americans take on Honduras in San Jose, California, on March 24. They play Panama March 28 in Panama City.

Here’s what the full roster looks like:

Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Middlesbrough/ENG), Tim Howard (Colorado Rapids), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

Defenders: John Brooks (Hertha Berlin/GER), DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City/ENG), Omar Gonzalez (Pachuca/MEX), Michael Orozco (Club Tijuana/MEX), Tim Ream (Fulham/ENG), Jorge Villafaña (Santos Laguna/MEX), Walker Zimmerman (FC Dallas)

Midfielders: Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia Union), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Jermaine Jones (LA Galaxy), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Mönchengladbach/GER), Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Dax McCarty (Chicago Fire), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund/GER)

Forwards: Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC), Bobby Wood (Hamburg/GER)

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