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Lilshmike
Post #1
Monday April 1, 2013 6:05pm

Joined Oct 2012
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I was thinkin about how the MLS would do against international competition and came to thinking about an MLS All-Star team. Hypothetically, if the MLS made a team of the best players we have to compete in a foreign league, who do you think would be on it and how would they do?

My thoughts, we would be able to finish in the top 10 of the EPL and be able to fight for a Europa League spot. Additionally, I think we would be able to finish at least in the top half of any other European league, and depending on where we played, get to the Champions League.

Lilshmike
Post #2
Monday April 1, 2013 6:17pm

Joined Oct 2012
Total Posts: 1,213
My All-Stars:

GK
Donovan Ricketts
Dan Kennedy
Michael Gspurning

DEF
Corey Ashe
Omar Gonzalez
Alessandro Nesta
Matt Besler
Djimi Traore
Heath Pearce
Justin Morrow
Jamison Olave

MID
Osvaldo Alonso
Landon Donovan
Juninho (both of them)
Benny Feilhaber
Dwayne DeRosario
Graham Zusi
Khalif Alhassan
Dax McCarty
Lee Nguyen
Brad Davis
Kyle Beckerman (just kidding, he sucks)

FW
Robbie Keane
Thierry Henry
Eddie Johnson
Marco Di Vaio
Obafemi Martens
Freddy Montero (he is still under contract by Seattle, so I count him)
Kei Kamara (on loan, still counts)
Chris Pontius
Fabian Espindola

Lilshmike
Post #3
Monday April 1, 2013 6:22pm

Joined Oct 2012
Total Posts: 1,213
3-5-2, set up kinda like a 3-4-3 with a CAM thats more of a withdrawn forward

Keane - Henry
- Montero/DeRo -
Nguyen - Alonso - DeRo/Feilhaber - Donovan
Besler - Traore - Gonzalez
-Ricketts-

nolefansandy
Post #4
Monday April 1, 2013 6:27pm

Joined Jul 2012
Total Posts: 284
if you are going with MLS All-Stars Wondolowski is a requirement

blaise213
Post #5
Monday April 1, 2013 7:26pm

Joined Sep 2012
Total Posts: 2,962
I laughed at the beckerman comment

I also heard freddy montero left because the colombian national team coach basically said MLS sucks and you wont be considered for the national team playing in MLS

2tone
Ten-Towns
Post #6
Monday April 1, 2013 7:31pm

Joined Jul 2012
Total Posts: 10,387
Original post from blaise213

I laughed at the beckerman comment

I also heard freddy montero left because the colombian national team coach basically said MLS sucks and you wont be considered for the national team playing in MLS


Yep. Which makes no sense considering the Colombian league is crap.

rainORshine
Post #7
Monday April 1, 2013 7:45pm

Joined Dec 2012
Total Posts: 2,097
------keane---------
----------henry------
donovan----zusi----wondo
--------alonso-------
morrow-besler-gonzo-myers

coyb
Post #8
Monday April 1, 2013 7:52pm

Joined Mar 2013
Total Posts: 33
Original post from blaise213

I laughed at the beckerman comment

I also heard freddy montero left because the colombian national team coach basically said MLS sucks and you wont be considered for the national team playing in MLS


I heard that's why Valdes left Philly on loan

blaise213
Post #9
Monday April 1, 2013 8:28pm

Joined Sep 2012
Total Posts: 2,962
Original post from coyb

I heard that's why Valdes left Philly on loan


Yeah, there was another colombian guy that did the same, i couldn't remember but i think thats him

Lilshmike
Post #10
Tuesday April 2, 2013 1:29am

Joined Oct 2012
Total Posts: 1,213
We need to have an MLS team win the CONCACAF Champions League and be able to play in the Club World Cup. That would add some more legitimacy to our league.

Other than that, our All-Star team would be pretty stacked. No joke. Attacking options like no other.


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