Keller, Montero, Ljungberg Named To MLS All-Star Team

Goalkeeper Kasey Keller, midfielder Freddie Ljungberg and forward Fredy Montero of Sounders FC have been named three of seven inactive MLS All-Stars, MLS announced Tuesday.

All three aforementioned Sounder choices played in last year's annual All-Star game. This season they will be inactive and not play in the Wednesday, July 28 All-Star classic due to Seattle's CONCACAF Champions League play-in with Metapán that same evening on the Xbox Pitch at Qwest Field. First kick is scheduled for 7 p.m. PT.

All three reflect different aspects of the Seattle playing experience.

Keller at 40 remains one of the stellar performers of the game at goalkeeper. His value extends beyond the statistics column in determining his overall value as captain of the team who supplies a spark with his presence as he continues making great saves.

Swedish star Ljungberg is in his glory in the midfield area leading charges goal ward and shooting passes to s...

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