Wright-Phillips and Torres head all-star additions
[MLS ALL-STAR GAME] MLS leading scorer Bradley Wright-Phillips of the New York Red Bulls and Chivas USA's Erick Torres, third in scoring, were among the players added to the MLS All-Stars' 23-man roster for the AT&T MLS All-Star Game Aug. 6 against Bayern Munich in
Other players added by Timbers coach Caleb Porter included Jermain Defoe (Toronto FC), the only
first-year player, Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls) and Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy). The most notable omission was Sporting
Kansas City's Dom Dwyer.
Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber named Portland midfielder Diego Valeri and Torres as his two picks.
2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Roster:
Goalkeeper: Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)
Defenders: Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Aurelien Collin (Sporting
KC), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Chad Marshall (Seattle Sounders), Michael Parkhurst (Columbus Crew), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle Sounders).
Osvaldo Alonso (Seattle Sounders), Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Will Johnson (Portland
Timbers), Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers), Graham Zusi (Sporting KC)
Forwards: Jermain Defoe (Toronto FC), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Thierry Henry (New
York Red Bulls), Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy), Obafemi Martins (Seattle Sounders), Erick Torres (Chivas USA), Bradley Wright-Phillips (New York Red Bulls).
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