US Soccer confirmed via twitter on Monday night that Puebla's Michael Orozco is with the United States National Team squad preparing for Tuesday night's World Cup Qualifier against Mexico.
Liga MX club Puebla has denied the release request from the US Soccer Federation to allow USMNT players DaMarcus Beasley and Michael Orozco to participate in the USMNT - Mexico friendly. … While we understand their position, it's a huge opportunity lost for DaMarcus and Michael and doesn't contribute to the continuation of this respected rivalry. … Both Beasley and Orozco played for Puebla in their 1-1 draw with Leon over the weekend.
Michael Orozco is a California native of Mexican heritage who made his pro debut for San Luis during the Mexican Apertura season in 2006. … After one season, the Union decided not to exercise his contract and Orozco returned to San Luis.
By Clemente Lisi - PHILADELPHIA, PA (Mar 18, 2010) US Soccer Players -- Defender Michael Orozco is ready to make his MLS debut next week. … Born in California to Mexican parents, Orozco received his first full cap with the United States National Team in 2008.