Beckham, Henry to lead MLS stars against Man United

AFP, Tuesday 19 Jul 2011

France's Thierry Henry and David Beckham highlight the Major League Soccer's all star team that will face Manchester United in a friendly on July 27

David Beckham

New York Red Bulls coach Hans Backe chose the 22 players for the game at Red Bull Arena.

Midfielders Shalrie Joseph of New England, Brad Davis of Houston, and Kyle Beckerman of Real Salt Lake have all been there before, while Mexico's Omar Bravo from Sporting KC, United States defender Heath Pearce of Chivas USA, and Colombian goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon of the Philadelphia Union are in the game for the first time.

Missing the contest will be Kasey Keller and Dallas FC midfielder Brek Shea who have CONCACAF Champions League games that week. Mexico star Rafa Marquez (Red Bulls) and American defender Omar Gonzalez (Galaxy) are injured.

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