USL: Romario and Zinho head All-Star team

Romario and Zinho, who played on Brazil's 1994 World Cup team, head the list of players named for the USL First Division All-Star Game July 19 against English Championship League team Sheffield Wednesday in Cary, N.C. Two first-team all-league selections from last season also highlight the roster: two-time Defender of the Year Gabriel Gervais (Montreal) and defender Scot Thompson (Portland). The USL-1 coaches are MontrealÆs Nick DeSantis and RochesterÆs Laurie Calloway.

USL-1 Roster:


Nelson, Matt, Virginia Beach Mariners

Vallow, Scott, Rochester Raging Rhinos


Branan, Dustin, Minnesota Thunder

Gervais, Gabriel, Montreal Impact

Sanfilippo, Frank, Rochester Raging Rhinos

Segovia, Mauricio, Puerto Rico Islanders

Thompson, Scot, Portland Timbers

Vincello, Mauricio, Montreal Impact


Ball, John, Rochester Raging Rhinos

Daley, Omar, Charleston Battery

Dodds, Jamie, Toronto Lynx

Shak, Steve, Virginia Beach Mariners

Villegas, Petter, Puerto Rico Islanders

Zinho, Miami FC


McLaughlin, Jason, Atlanta Silverbacks

Rodriguez, Mario, Miami FC

Romario, Miami FC

Simmonds, Greg, Virginia Beach Mariners

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