The Disney Soccer Showcase under-16 all-stars, chosen from players competing at the 2007 Disney's Soccer Showcase, are headed to England to play in Chelsea's inaugural youth cup Aug. 22-25 against seven other youth teams.
Teams from Chelsea, Ajax, River Plate and Bayern Munich will be joined by South Korea's Suwon Samsung Bluewings, Russian team Tolyatti FC, Lebanon's Al-Nejmeh FC and the American all-stars.
The three-day tournament will be held at Chelsea's new Academy and Community Pavilion at Cobham.
Disney's Soccer Showcase All-Stars:
Alexander Givens, CASL Elite
Alexander Long, CASL Elite
Dale McDonald, NY Hota Academy
Alexander Sandland, Concorde Fire Elite
Martin Ontiveros, Lonestars Red
Omar Vallejo, Lonestars Red
Wesley Sever, Clearwater Chargers
Antonio Benitez, LAFC
Mariano Gelso, Wellington Wave Premier
Reed Patterson, Sockers FC Chicago
Vitalis Atemafac, Potomac SA Internationals
Quincy Wento, Sereno White
Kevin Cope, Michigan Wolves
Andrew O'Malley, FC Delco Academy
Thomas Allott, Vardar Academy
Christopher Nieto, Solar
Sean Cote, Solar
Matias Alves, Kendall Soccer Coalition White