2011 MLS All-Star Roster

GK: Tally Hall

Houston Dynamo

Age: 26     Nationality: USA

Hall has stepped in as the No. 1 goalkeeper for the Dynamo and impressed, posting a 1.15 GAA in 20 starts. After playing the 2007 and '08 seasons with Danish club Esbjerg, Hall signed with Houston in the '09 season. This is his first All-Star selection.

GK: Faryd Mondragón

Philadelphia Union

Age: 40     Nationality: Colombia

The veteran has been tremendous since transferring from the German Bundesliga, posting a 0.84 GAA. Capped 50 times by Colombia, he played in the 1992 Summer Olympics and the 1998 FIFA World Cup. This is his first All-Star selection.

GK: Kasey Keller

Seattle Sounders

Age: 41     Nationality: USA

The veteran will have one last chance to represent MLS after fans named him to the First XI. Keller — who this year will retire from a professional career that spans 23 years, four World Cups and four countries — will be a third-string 'keeper because of a CCL game the night before.

DF: Corey Ashe

Houston Dynamo

Age: 25     Nationality: USA

A speedy wide player capable of playing both in midfield and defense, Ashe has already made 17 starts this season for the Dynamo, which is just two short of the career high (19) he set in 2010. This is his first All-Star selection.

DF: Matt Besler

Sporting Kansas City

Age: 24     Nationality: USA

Besler received an astounding 30 percent of all text votes after helping the resurgent Sporting KC follow a 10-game road trip to start the season with an 11-game unbeaten streak. Deployed as a central defender or left back, this is his first All-Star selection.

DF: Geoff Cameron

Houston Dynamo

Age: 25     Nationality: USA

The versatile Dynamo star is a commanding presence in the Houston lineup, using his large frame to anchor both the defense and midfield. In addition to his defensive prowess, Cameron has notched three goals this season. This is his second All-Star selection.

DF: Bobby Convey

San Jose Earthquakes

Age: 28     Nationality: USA

Convey has been a consistent performer on the left side for the Earthquakes both in midfield and at fullback. He has 13 goals and 31 assists in his MLS career while also spending four seasons with England's Reading FC. This is his first All-Star selection.

DF: Sean Franklin

LA Galaxy

Age: 26     Nationality: USA

The 2008 MLS Rookie of the Year has appeared in all 21 of the Galaxy’s games this year, helping the Galaxy to the second-best defense in MLS. Franklin made his full international debut in a 1-1 draw with Chile on Jan 22, 2011. This is his first All-Star selection.

DF: Jamison Olave

Real Salt Lake

Age: 30     Nationality: Colombia

The 2010 Defender of the Year has been an anchor for an RSL defense that is currently ranked first in MLS. He was also a key reason RSL set the MLS record last year for fewest goals allowed in a season (20). This is his second consecutive All-Star selection.

DF: Heath Pearce

Chivas USA

Age: 26     Nationality: USA

Pearce is having a strong debut season with Chivas USA following stints at Denmark's FC Nordsjælland, German side Hansa Rostock and FC Dallas. He has also represented the United States on 32 occasions. This is his second consecutive MLS All-Star selection.

DF: Tim Ream

New York Red Bulls

Age: 23     Nationality: USA

Ream has been a consistent presence on the Red Bulls back line. In 2010, his rookie season, he led the league and club in minutes played (2700) while helping NY to a single-season club record 13 shutouts. This is Ream’s first All-Star selection.

MF: Kyle Beckerman

Real Salt Lake

Age: 29     Nationality: USA

The heart of RSL’s midfield, Beckerman is regarded as the engine behind one of the league’s top teams. Beckerman joined the league in 2000 and has played for three teams during his 12-year MLS career. This is his fifth consecutive All-Star selection.

MF: David Beckham

LA Galaxy

Age: 36     Nationality: England

Beckham joined LA from Real Madrid in 2007 and is currently second in the league in assists (8). He spent 12 years with Man. United, winning six Premier League titles, two FA Cups and the UEFA Champions League. This is his second All-Star selection.

MF: Brad Davis

Houston Dynamo

Age: 29     Nationality: USA

One of Houston’s most consistent performers, Davis currently leads the league in assists with nine. He has 12 assists each of the past two seasons while also being among the club’s leaders in minutes played. This is his fourth All-Star selection.

MF: Jack Jewsbury

Portland Timbers

Age: 30     Nationality: USA

After eight years in Kansas City, the veteran moved to the expansion Portland Timbers and is now enjoying a career season as team captain. The Timbers’ most consistent performer, he has tallied four goals and six assists. This is his first All-Star selection.

MF: Shalrie Joseph

New England Revolution

Age: 33     Nationality: Grenada

Joseph, the Revolution’s captain, is a four-time MLS All-Star First XI vote-getter (2006-09), and a four-time MLS Best XI performer ('05, '06, '08, '09). He has appeared more than 20 times for the Grenada national team. This is his eighth All-Star selection.

MF: Nick LaBrocca

Chivas USA

Age: 26     Nationality: USA

Following stints at the Colorado Rapids and Toronto FC, LaBrocca has had a breakout first season with Chivas USA, scoring a career-high six goals and adding three assists while starting all 20 games from his attacking midfield position. This is his first All-Star selection.

FW: Juan Agudelo

New York Red Bulls

Age: 18     Nationality: USA

Agudelo (a commissioner's pick) was the first player to join the Red Bulls from their youth academy, and he has not disappointed. A dangerous threat for the league’s top offense, he has four goals in 14 appearances this season. He also has 10 USMNT caps. This is his first All-Star selection.

FW: Omar Bravo

Sporting Kansas City

Age: 31     Nationality: Mexico

Bravo (a commissioner's pick) is having a strong debut season with Sporting, scoring four goals and adding two assists. The veteran Mexican forward—KC's second-ever DP signing—has 65 caps for the Mexican national team, scoring 16 goals. This is his first All-Star selection.

FW: Omar Cummings

Colorado Rapids

Age: 29     Nationality: Jamaica

One of the most dangerous strikers in MLS, Cummings has netted two goals and two assists this season. In 2010, he was the Rapids' Golden Boot winner with 14 goals (tied for 4th in MLS) as he led his team to the MLS Cup title. This is his first All-Star selection.

FW: Thierry Henry

New York Red Bulls

Age: 33     Nationality: France

The French soccer legend (123 caps, 51 goals) has shone in his first full season with New York, scoring nine goals. With England's Arsenal he was the European Golden Boot twice and the EPL's leading scorer in four campaigns. This is his first All-Star selection.

FW: Chris Wondolowski

San Jose Earthquakes

Age: 28     Nationality: USA

The seven-year MLS veteran is establishing himself as one of the league’s top goalscorers after winning the Golden Boot in 2010 with 18 goals and starting '11 strong with six goals—good enough to earn a US call-up. This is his first All-Star selection.
First XI selections GK Kasey Keller, Seattle Sounders; DF Omar Gonzalez, LA Galaxy (unavailable/injured); DF Sean Franklin, LA Galaxy; DF Rafa Márquez, New York Red Bulls (unavailable/injured); DF Tim Ream, New York Red Bulls; MF David Beckham, LA Galaxy; MF Jack Jewsbury, Portland Timbers; MF Brek Shea, FC Dallas (unavailable/CCL); FW Landon Donovan, LA Galaxy (unavailable/injured); FW Thierry Henry, New York Red Bulls; FW Chris Wondolowski, San Jose Earthquakes
Inactive selections Osvaldo Alonso (SEA), Dwayne De Rosario (DC), Eric Hassli (VAN), Juninho (LA), Joel Lindpere (NY), Nick Rimando (RSL)