NYCFC Releases Roster for 2017 MLS Season

(NYCFC star David Villa – USA Today Sports)

New York City FC released its roster for the 2017 MLS Regular Season, which begins this Sunday at Orlando City.

The 2017 roster features 12 new offseason additions, including new Designated Player Maxi Moralez, 2015 MLS Cup champion Rodney Wallace, Venezuelan international midfielder Yangel Herrera and former Chicago Fire goalkeeper, Sean Johnson.

Peruvian international defender Alexander Callens, Finnish international midfielder Alex Ring and USL MVP Sean Okoli are also on the list along with First Round MLS SuperDraft 2017 picks, Jonathan Lewis and Kwame Awuah.

Following successful trials, John Stertzer and Ben Sweat also make the squad, along with loan signing, Panamanian international midfielder Miguel Camargo.

New York City FC has exercised its one offseason Buyout of a Guaranteed Contract on Mix Diskerud. He remains under contract with MLS.

NYCFC 2017 Roster

Goalkeepers
Eirik Johansen
Sean Johnson
Andre Rawls

Defenders
RJ Allen
Kwame Awuah
Frederic Brillant
Alexander Callens
Maxime Chanot
Shannon Gomez
Ronald Matarrita
Ben Sweat
Ethan White

Midfielders
Miguel Camargo
Yangel Herrera
Mikey Lopez
Maxi Moralez
Tommy McNamara
Andrea Pirlo
Alex Ring
John Stertzer
Rodney Wallace

Forwards
Jack Harrison
Jonathan Lewis
Sean Okoli
Khiry Shelton
David Villa

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