Beckham & Henry to face United

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Former England skipper David Beckham has been named in the MLS All-Star team to face Manchester United as part of their US tour.

The LA Galaxy midfielder will face his old club for only the third time since his exit from Old Trafford, having faced Sir Alex Ferguson's side during both legs of the Champions League first knockout round with AC Milan back in 2010.

In the headlines for becoming a father for the fourth time today, Beckham continues to produce results in America in what could be his final season in the country.

Second in the league in assists this season, the former United star scored direct from a corner over the weekend, helping the Galaxy to a 2-1 win over Chicago Fire to maintain Bruce Arena's side's place at the top of the Western Conference standings.

Beckham is joined by Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, with the New York Red Bulls striker currently joint top-scorer in the MLS alongside Beckham's teammate and USA captain Landon Donovan.


Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Kasey Keller, who spent time in England with Millwall, Tottenham Hotspur, Southampton on loan and Fulham, has also been included in the side, which is voted for by fans.

Former Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez has also been included in the side, another player who represents the Eastern Conference powerhouse Red Bulls.

Also in the team to face the Red Devils on July 27th is Omar Gonzalez and Sean Franklin (LA Galaxy), Tim Ream (NY Red Bulls), Jack Jewsbury (Portland), Brek Shea (Dallas) and Chris Wondolowski (San Jose).

Kansas City defender Matt Besler is also in the squad after winning the fans' text vote, while MLS commissioner Don Garber will name two additional selections for the clash at Red Bull Arena.

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