2012 MLS All-Star Game: Sporting KC Leads With 3 Players

KANSAS CITY, KS - MAY 27: Goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen #1 of Sporting KC celebrates after Sporting KC defeated the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 to win the game on May 27, 2012 at Livestrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Sporting KC leads all MLS teams with three players selected for the 2012 MLS All-Star First XI.

Sporting KC leads all MLS teams with three players selected in the 2012 MLS All-Star First XI. Goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen will be joined by defender Aurelien Collin and midfielder Graham Zusi. Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Landon Donovan was selected to his 12th straight All-Star game which is an MLS record.

The MLS All-Stars will take on the European champions Chelsea on July 25 in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Here is a look at the complete 2012 MLS All-Star First XI:

Goalkeeper: Jimmy Nielsen (Sporting Kansas City)

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

Midfielders: David Beckham (Los Angeles Galaxy), Dwayne De Rosario (D.C. United), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)

Forwards: Thierry Henry (New York Red Bulls), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

For more on the MLS All-Star Game check out SB Nation's Soccer Hub.

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