The MLS All-Star XI will includes David Beckham and Thierry Henry along with Landon Donovan, who set a new record for most All-Star nods in MLS history.The MLS All-Star First XI, as voted by fans, has been announced and includes Thierry Henry, David Beckham and Landon Donovan, who set a new mark for the most All-Star nods in league hisory.
The players selected in the First XI will not nessicarily be part of Ben Olsen's starting team for the All-Star match against Chelsea on July 25, but all 11 players are considered All-Stars whether included in the gameday roster or not.
Sporting Kansas City had three players selected in the First XI, the most of any club, with goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen, midfielder Graham Zusi and defender Aurélien Collin all being voted ino the team.
The First XI in full:
Goalkeeper: Jimmy Nielsen (Sporting Kansas City)
Defenders: Steven Beitashour (San Jose Earthquakes), Aurélien Collin (Sporting Kansas City), Jay DeMerit (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Heath Pearce (New York Red Bulls)
Midfielders: David Beckham (LA Galaxy), Dwayne De Rosario (D.C. United), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
Forwards: Thierry Henry (New York Red Bulls), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)
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