September 22, 2023

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Christian Benteke is part of the All-Star Team USA |  MLS

Christian Benteke is part of the All-Star Team USA | MLS

Christian Benteke is allowed to take the field with the MLS All-Stars next month in a match against English superpower Arsenal. The Belgian forward is part of a select group of 26 players from the American soccer competition.

On July 19, MLS All-Stars Leandro Trossard will play Arsenal in Washington. Players from the North American League are selected by the fans, All-Star Coach Wayne Rooney and MLS President Don Garber.

Christian Benteke made the selection through the intercession of former striker Wayne Rooney, his coach at D.C. United.

The 32-year-old forward has been playing in the United States since last year. This season he has 8 goals in 19 matches.

MLS All-Star Team

  • Goal: Roman Burki (St. Louis), Tyler Miller (DC United), Djorje Petrovic (New England Revolution)
  • defense: Alvaro Barrial (FC Cincinnati), John Gallagher (Austin FC), Ryan Hollingshead (LAFC), Matt Miazga (FC Cincinnati), Tim Parker (St. Louis), John Tolkien (New York Red Bulls), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville)
  • Midline: Luciano Acosta (FC Cincinnati), Thiago Almada (Atlanta United), Mateo Choinier (Montreal), Hector Herrera (Houston Dynamo), Jose Martinez (Philadelphia Union), Aidan Morris (Columbus Crew), Hany Mokhtar (Nashville), Riqui Puig (LA Galaxy), Lucas Zelarayan (Columbus Crew)
  • attacks: Christian Benteke (DC United), Denis Bouanga (LAFC), Christian Espinosa (San Jose Earthquakes), Jesus Ferreira (FC Dallas), Giorgos Giakomakis (Atlanta United), Kei Kamara (Chicago Fire), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders)
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