Altidore added for Brazil friendly
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Villarreal striker Jozy Altidore was added to the USA line-up for Tuesday's friendly against Brazil, US Soccer announced on Thursday, after Jermaine Jones of Schalke withdrew from the selection.

The Americans also added Los Angeles Galaxy defender Omar Gonzalez to the squad in place of Columbus Crew defender Chad Marshall, who also pulled out of the roster for the match at suburban New York's new Meadowlands Stadium.

Altidore played in all four FIFA World Cup™ matches for USA in South Africa last June and has scored nine goals in 20 matches for the Americans.

Jones is recovering from a shin injury and will continue training with the German club to prepare for his first competitive matches in more than a year. Gonzalez, last year's Major League Soccer Rookie of the Year, could earn his first cap for USA.

Updated USA squad
Brad Guzan (Aston Villa/England), Tim Howard (Everton/England)

Defenders: Carlos Bocanegra (Saint-Etienne/France), Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover/Germany), Clarence Goodson (IK Start/Norway), Jonathan Spector (West Ham/England), Omar Gonzalez (Los Angeles Galaxy)

Midfielders: Alejandro Bedoya (Orebro/Sweden), Michael Bradley (Borussia Monchengladbach/Germany), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy), Maurice Edu (Rangers/Scotland), Benny Feilhaber (Aarhus/Denmark), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht/Belgium)

Forwards: Edson Buddle (Los Angeles Galaxy), Robbie Findley (Real Salt Lake), Herculez Gomez (Pachuca/Mexico), Jozy Altidore (Villarreal/Spain)