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Real Salt Lake's Beckerman, Rimando invited to U.S. camp

Published December 22, 2011 4:26 pm

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Real Salt Lake midfielder Kyle Beckerman and goalkeeper Nick Rimando have been once again selected by U.S. Men's National Team Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann to be part of the squad's annual January camp.Joining Beckerman, who has become a mainstay during Klinsmann short time as coach, and Rimando betwee Jan. 3-26 in Arizona, California and Panama are RSL assistant coach Jeff Cassar and Arizona Academy Technical Director Martin Vasquez. The U.S. squad will cap off the camp with a pair of friendlies, hosting Venezuela on Jan. 21 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., before traveling to take on Panama at the Estadio Rommel Fernandez in Panama City four days later. The players and staff will report to Phoenix, Ariz., on Jan. 3 to begin training before moving to U.S. Soccer's National Training Center at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.martyr@sltrib.comTwitter:@Rsltribune