Major League Soccer

MLS All-Star Team Named

Major League Soccer named its all-star team for the game against West Ham on July 24 in Toronto. The MLS team is headlined by its two biggest stars David Beckham and Cuauhtemoc Blanco, will play together for the first time.
England star Beckham, of the Los Angeles Galaxy, and Mexican soccer legend Blanco, of the Chicago Fire, have a combined 197 international caps and five World Cup appearances.

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The MLS leading New England Revolution claimed three of the 11 early roster spots for the game—defender Michael Parkhurst, midfielder Shalrie Joseph and goalkeeper Matt Reis.

The first 11 players were chosen based on voting by fans, players, media and coaches/general managers. Donovan led in aggregate votes, while Beckham had the edge in fan voting.

The MLS All-Star First XI squad includes Goalkeeper: Matt Reis (New England); defenders Jimmy Conrad (Kansas City), Frankie Hedjuk (Columbus) and Michael Parkhurst (New England); midfielders Beckham (Los Angeles), Blanco (Chicago), Shalrie Joseph (New England), Sacha Kljestan (Chivas USA) and Robbie Rogers (Columbus); and forwards Kenny Cooper (Dallas) and Donovan (Los Angeles).

New England Revolution coach Steve Nicol will fill out the roster Tuesday with five more selections.

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