"I don’t think I have to sell myself to Dominic Kinnear. He picked the team and I’m sure he had a reason for all of those picks. I would’ve liked the nomination. It’s always a
privilege as a player. But no matter what, I’m going to keep working hard this season."
-- Second-year defender Axel Sjoberg
, a big part of the Colorado Rapids' success, on
being passed over by Kinnear, the MLS All-Star coach, for the AT&T All-Star Game against Arsenal. (MLSSoccer.com