Orlando City SC forward called up to U.S. Roster for 2024 Paris Olympics 

Orlando City SC forward Duncan McGuire has been selected to represent the United States of America at the 2024 Paris Olympics, as announced by Head Coach Marko Mitrović.

The 2024 Paris Olympics will mark the first appearance of the USMNT in the competition in 16 years, with their last qualification being for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Since Men’s Olympic soccer transitioned to an Under-23 competition for the 1992 Barcelona games, the U.S. U-23 team’s best finish was fourth place at the 2000 Sydney games.

Selected sixth overall by the Lions in the 2023 MLS SuperDraft, McGuire has scored 23 goals and provided four assists across all competitions for Orlando City. The 23-year-old forward ranks sixth on the Club’s all-time scoring list and is just one goal away from tying former Lion Dom Dwyer (24) for fifth and two goals shy of tying Club legend Kaká (25) for fourth all-time.

Hailing from Omaha, Nebraska, McGuire is the first player in Club history to represent Orlando City at the Olympics.

The United States has been drawn into Group A and will face Olympic hosts France on July 24, New Zealand on July 27, and Guinea on July 30 in the Group Stage.

 

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