Giovinco, Drogba, Kaka headline MLS All-Star Fan XI
Major League Soccer announced its Fan XI on Wednesday for the upcoming All-Star game against Arsenal.
Reigning league MVP Sebastian Giovinco is among the major names on the roster, including Kaka, Andrea Pirlo, Didier Drogba and David Villa. Two familiar United States national team members were named to the team: defender Matt Besler and midfielder Darlington Nagbe.
The MLS All-Star team will play a friendly with Arsenal on July 28 in San Jose, Calif. Fan XI members are not guaranteed a place on the final roster for the match, but the fan voting plays a factor in the final decision.
The full XI is below.
Goalkeeper: Andre Blake (Philadelphia Union)
Defenders: Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Laurent Ciman (Montreal Impact), Keegan Rosenberry (Philadelphia Union)
Midfielders: Kaká (Orlando City SC), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Andrea Pirlo (New York City FC), Giovani dos Santos (LA Galaxy),
Forwards: Didier Drogba (Montreal Impact), Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC), David Villa (New York City FC)