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Buddle, Gomez make U.S. team

They are among 10 players with local ties on the World Cup roster; Kljestan misses out

Updated: May 26, 2010, 9:46 PM ET
By Scott French | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Edson Buddle made it. Sacha Kljestan did not.

Tuesday's World Cup roster announcement rewarded six players from Greater Los Angeles, and four more with local ties, but disappointed three others.

Galaxy striker Buddle and Los Angeles native Herculez Gomez, neither on the World Cup radar two months ago, completed their rise to international prominence when U.S. coach Bob Bradley included them on the 23-man team that he'll take to South Africa.

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