Starting on Wednesday, Major League Soccer fans can select the 11 players they would like to see take on English Premier League club West Ham United FC in the 2008 MLS All-Star Game. Official online voting to select the MLS All-Star First XI is now open at the league's official Web site www.mlsnet.com.
The 13th annual MLS midsummer showcase will bring together Major League Soccer's best for a marquee matchup on July 24, 2008, versus historic East London club West Ham United at BMO Field in Toronto, Canada, the home of Toronto FC. The game will be televised in the U.S. and Canada on ESPN2, Telefutura and CBC Sports at 7 p.m. ET.
Fans can vote for the All-Star First XI online by selecting one goalkeeper, three defenders, five midfielders, and two forwards. Fans can vote up to 10 times per day. The online fan balloting program, which concludes on Wednesday, July 2, will comprise 25 percent of the total vote for the All-Star First XI, with coaches and general managers, players, and media each holding 25 percent of the vote to combine for the remaining 75 percent.
Click the link below to vote for your favorite MLS players into the 2008 MLS All Star Game.
By submitting a ballot, you will automatically be entered in the MLSnet.com All-Star Ballot Sweepstakes for a chance to win:
> One autographed 2008 MLS All-Star adidas matchball or
> One of two 2008 MLS All-Star autographed adidas men's jerseys.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Offer subject to eligibility. See Official Rules for details.