HARRISON, NJ - JULY 09: Head Coach Ben Olsen of D.C. United directs from the bench during the game against the New York Red Bulls on July 9, 2011 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Red Bulls)
D.C. United will be well represented at the 2012 MLS All-Star Game, as head coach Ben Olsen's squad will feature United midfielders Dwayne De Rosario and Chris Pontius.
The squads for the 2012 MLS All-Star Game have been unveiled, and D.C. United saw two players get the nod to play for Ben Olsen's squad, as both Dwayne De Rosario and Chris Pontius were named to the MLS team.
De Rosario, the 11-year veteran midfielder, has five goals and 10 assists in 18 games played during the 2012 season. This is the seventh time in De Rosario's career where he has been selected for the All-Star game. As for Pontius, he has been a force on the wing for the Black-And-Red, scoring nine goals and recording one assist, including five game-winning goals.
The 2012 MLS All-Star Game is scheduled for July 25 in Chester, PA. The MLS squad will take on Chelsea F.C.