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Beckham makes MLS All-Star team

David Beckham
Beckham joined LA Galaxy from Real Madrid in 2007

David Beckham has been selected in the Major League Soccer All-Star team which will play West Ham in a friendly in Toronto later this month.

The team was voted for by fans, players, officials and the media.

Beckham's LA Galaxy team-mate Landon Donovan led the voting and was followed by the England midfielder and Chicago Fire midfielder Cuauhtemoc Blanco.

New England Revolution coach and former Liverpool defender Steve Nicol will manage the team for the 24 July game.

The former Scotland international will add seven other players to the XI to make up the squad for the match against Alan Curbishley's men at BMO Field.

Beckham, 33, who joined LA Galaxy last summer, has enjoyed a successful first full season in the MLS, scoring five goals and adding six assists for the Western Conference leaders.


MLS All-Stars: Matt Reis (New England Revolution); Jimmy Conrad (Kansas City Wizards), Frankie Hejduk (Columbus Crew), Michael Parkhurst (New England Revolution); David Beckham (Los Angeles Galaxy), Cuauhtemoc Blanco (Chicago Fire), Shalrie Joseph (New England Revolution), Sacha Kljestan (Chivas USA), Robbie Rogers (Columbus Crew); Kenny Cooper (FC Dallas), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy)




see also
Beckham confident of England role
02 Jun 08 |  Internationals
Beckham handed England captaincy
31 May 08 |  Internationals
Beckham achieves century landmark
26 Mar 08 |  Internationals
Beckham aims to convince England
16 Mar 08 |  Internationals


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