Thursday, July 22, 2010

Line-Up for the MLS All-Star Celebrity Soccer Match

Drew Coleman forces Ravens Quarterback Joe Flacco out of bounds in a pre-Season Game between the Baltimore Ravens and New York Jets on Monday Night Football August 24th at M& T Bank Stadium in Baltimore UPI/ Marcus Chacona Photo via Newscom


While the match between the MLS All-Stars and Manchester United on Wednesday July 28, 2010 at Reliant Stadium is the focus of the MLS All-Star festivities, there are other events leading up to that match worth checking out if you're in Houston.

One such event is the MLS All-Star Celebrity Soccer Match, which will take place on Tuesday July 27th at 5:00 pm at Discovery Green in downtown Houston. As I understand it, the rosters are almost finalized, for now here's who I know will be at the game on Tuesday:

Coaches:

Patrick Patterson (Houston Rockets 1st Round Draft Pick)
Phife (A Tribe Called Quest)
Mike Chabala (Houston Dynamo)
Lovell Palmer(Houston Dynamo)

Referees:

Corey Ashe (Houston Dynamo)
Danny Cruz (Houston Dynamo)
Ike Opara (San Jose Earthquakes)
Jaime Moreno (DC United)

MC:

Guy Torre

Team One:

Allen Hopkins (ESPN)
Chingo Bling (Musician)
Jeff Agoos (former US Player)
Eric Wynalda (former US Player)
Alexi Lalas (former US Player)
Brandi Chastain (former US Player)
Marcus Coleman (former Houston Texan, New York Jet, Dallas Cowboy - 1560 The Game)
Bubba McDowell (former Houston Oiler)
Slim Thug (Musician)
David Paul (KHOU)
Missael Espinoza (Mexican National Team)

Team 2

Phil Garner (former Houston Astros Player & Coach)
John Harkes (former US Player)
Dj Brandy Garcia (Houston DJ)
Marcelo Balboa (former US Player)
Tab Ramos (former US Player)
Joy Fawcett (former US Player)
Jesus Ortiz (Houston Chronicle)
DJ Rasta Roots (Musician)
Corey Bradford (former Houston Texan)
Temryss Lane (Fox Soccer Channel)