A veteran of two previous World Cup campaigns, Jones is able to keep a cool head in tough situations.
Marked his 150th appearance for his country in the Gold Cup final triumph over Costa Rica in February.
First became noticed the 1994 World Cup when he caught the eye as much for his dreadlocked hairstyle as for his pacy raids down the flank.
On the back of those displays he won a ticket to the English Premiership when Coventry City lured him across the Atlantic.
The Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder has also played for Vasco da Gama in Brazil.