Atlanta United’s Kunga called into World Cup squad

Atlanta United academy player Lagos Kunga was one of 21 players called into the U.S. Under-20 national team for the upcoming World Cup in Korea.

The tournament runs from May 20-June 11.

The U.S. is in a group with Ecuador, Senegal and Saudi Arabia. It will play Ecuador on May 22 (4 a.m. ET), Senegal on May 25 (7 a.m. ET) and Saudi Arabia on May 28 (5 a.m. ET). The team’s group matches will be broadcast live on FS1.

Kunga is a native of Tucker. His family moved to Georgia from Russia in 2006. They are originally from Angola.

Roster by Position:

Goalkeepers: Jonathan Klinsmann (University of California; Newport Beach, Calif.), J.T. Marcinkowski (Georgetown; Alamo, Calif.), Brady Scott (De Anza Force; Petaluma, Calif.)

Defenders: Danny Acosta (Real Salt Lake; Salt Lake City, Utah), Cameron Carter-Vickers (Tottenham Hotspur FC; Westcliff-on-Sea, England), Marlon Fossey (Fulham FC; Surbiton, England), Justen Glad (Real Salt Lake; Tucson, Ariz.), Aaron Herrera (University of New Mexico; Las Cruces, N.M.), Erik Palmer-Brown (Sporting Kansas City; Lee's Summit, Mo.), Tommy Redding (Orlando City SC; Oviedo, Fla.).

Midfielders: Tyler Adams (New York Red Bulls; Wappingers Falls, N.Y.), Luca De La Torre (Fulham FC; San Diego, Calif.), Derrick Jones (Philadelphia Union; Philadelphia, Pa.), Eryk Williamson (University of Maryland; Alexandria, Va.), Gedion Zelalem (Arsenal FC; Bethesda, Md.).

Forwards: Jeremy Ebobisse (Portland Timbers; Bethesda, Md.), Lagos Kunga (Atlanta United FC Academy; Tucker, Ga.) Brooks Lennon (Real Salt Lake; Paradise Valley, Ariz.), Emmanuel Sabbi (Unattached; Columbus, Ohio), Josh Sargent (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri; O'Fallen, Mo.), Sebastian Saucedo (Real Salt Lake; Park City, Utah).