David Beckham and Landon Donovan have been added to the eighteen man game day roster for the MLS All Star Game, joining Thierry Henry on the squad that will take on UEFA Champions League winners Chelsea on July 25th at PPL Park.
MLS commissioner Don Garber used his two selections to add MLS original defender Ramiro Corrales and Philadelphia Union defender Carlos Valdes to the roster. DC United head coach Ben Olsen was the man in charge of selecting the match day roster and he went with the First XI as voted by the fans and seven more additions.
The full 18 man roster for the match against Chelsea is as follows:
Defenders: Steven Beitashour (San Jose Earthquakes), Aurélien Collin (Sporting Kansas City), Ramiro Corrales (San Jose Earthquakes), Jay DeMerit (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Heath Pearce (New York Red Bulls), Carlos Valdes (Philadelphia Union)
Midfielders: Osvaldo Alonso (Seattle Sounders FC), David Beckham (LA Galaxy), Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Dwayne De Rosario (D.C. United), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
Forwards: Thierry Henry (New York Red Bulls), Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders FC), Chris Pontius (D.C. United), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)