HOUSTON –-- Houston forward Brian Ching has been added to Major League Soccer’s All-Star roster for the July 28 game against Manchester United at Reliant Stadium in Houston.
Ching, who was cut from the U.S. World Cup team, and D.C. United forward Jaime Moreno were selected July 19 by MLS commissioner Don Garber.
MLS coach Bruce Arena of the Los Angeles Galaxy added 11 players, which rounded out the 24-man squad. In addition to the Starting XI chosen by fans last week, Arena added: goalkeeper Nick Rimando (Salt Lake); defenders Kevin Alston (New England), Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA), Wilman Conde (Chicago) and Heath Pearce (Dallas); midfielders Sebastien Le Toux (Philadelphia), David Ferreira (Dallas), Brad Davis (Houston), Shalrie Joseph (New England) and Jeff Larentowicz (Colorado); and forward Juan Pablo Angel (New York).
Click on the links to the right for slideshows of both teams’ rosters, as well as information on the events going on around town the week leading up to the game.