MLS All Star Rosters 2012: Complete Listing and Analysis of First XI

The 2012 MLS All Stars have been announced, and the squad certainly isn't lacking for star power. You'll recognize some of the big names, as David Beckham, Landon Donovan and Thierry Henry have all been announced for the squad.

And all deserve the honor.

But the rest of the fan votes put together a pretty solid team, one that dabbles in a popularity contest but also leaves coach Ben Olsen with a strong foundation when picking his team. Let's take a look at who the fans voted on the team, and provide some analysis on how the team should look moving forward.


First XI

Goalkeeper: Jimmy Nielsen (Sporting Kansas City)

Defenders: Steven Beitashour (San Jose Earthquakes), Aurélien Collin (Sporting Kansas City), Jay DeMerit (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Heath Pearce (New York Red Bulls)

Midfielders: David Beckham (LA Galaxy), Dwayne De Rosario (D.C. United), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Graham Zus...

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