Conde named to MLS All-Star roster

Arena bolsters squad with Fire defender

 

MLS Commissioner Don Garber and MLS All-Star Team head coach Bruce Arena of the LA Galaxy have made their selections to complete the 23-man 2010 AT&T MLS All-Star roster. Among Arena’s selections is Chicago Fire defender Wilman Conde. The 27-year-old Colombian and 2009 MLS Best XI defender will appear in his second MLS All-Star Game when the MLS All-Stars take on Manchester United in the 2010 AT&T MLS All-Star Game on July 28, 2010 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas (7:30 PM CT, ESPN2, TeleFutura).

The 2010 Commissioner’s selections are Houston Dynamo star forward Brian Ching and “MLS Original” Jaime Moreno of D.C. United. 

 

Due to international club competition for five members of the All-Star First XI and an injury to midfielder Kyle Beckerman, Arena selected 11 additional players for the game day roster:

 

Goalkeeper Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake); defenders Kevin Alston (New England Revolution), Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA),Wilman Conde (Chicago Fire) and Heath Pearce (FC Dallas); midfielders Sebastien Le Toux (Philadelphia Union), David Ferreira (FC Dallas), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Shalrie Joseph (New England Revolution) and Jeff Larentowicz (Colorado Rapids); as well as forward Juan Pablo Angel (New York Red Bulls).