Clint Dempsey among MLS All-Star list

The Associated PressJuly 17, 2014 

MLS Timbers Sounders Soccer

Seattle Sounders' Clint Dempsey, left, signs autographs following an MLS soccer match between the Sounders and the Portland Timbers, Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Seattle. Dempsey, playing in his first Sounders match since returning from the U.S. Men's National Team at the World Cup in Brazil, had a goal as the Sounders beat the Timbers 2-0.


— Clint Dempsey is one of eight players from the U.S. World Cup team voted to play in next month's MLS All-Star game.

Major League Soccer announced the result of the fan vote Wednesday. The game against Bayern Munich is scheduled for Aug. 6 in Portland, Oregon.

DeAndre Yedlin, Matt Besler, Graham Zusi, Kyle Beckerman, Nick Rimando, Omar Gonzalez and Michael Bradley also represented the U.S. in Brazil. They were voted to the MLS team.

Landon Donovan, who played for the United States in the previous three World Cups but was cut from this year's team, also made the MLS list.

Forwards Thierry Henry of the New York Red Bulls and Obafemi Martins of the Seattle Sounders round out the Fan XI.

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