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Robbie Keane picked for MLS All-Star game with Roma

The LA Galaxy striker is part of the squad to take on the Serie A club on July 31.

Keane playing for LA Galaxy.
Keane playing for LA Galaxy.
Image: Chris Carlson/AP/Press Association Images

IRELAND CAPTAIN ROBBIE Keane has been named in an 18-man squad for the MLS All-Star game at Sporting Park.

A squad made up of players from the US domestic league will take on Italian outfit AS Roma on July 31 and while his LA Galaxy team-mate Landon Donovan has been left out for the first time, Keane will face the Serie A side.

Former Premier League stars Thierry Henry and Tim Cahill, now both playing their football with the New York Red Bulls, have also been included – as has former Italy and Juventus striker Marco Di Vaio.

American midfielder Michael Bradley is set to line out for the Giallorossi, who are owned by Boston businessman Thomas DiBenedetto.

The full MLS All-Star squad: Raúl Fernández (FC Dallas), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake), Corey Ashe (Houston Dynamo), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Tony Beltran (Real Salt Lake), Aurélien Collin (Sporting Kansas City), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle Sounders FC), Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Patrice Bernier (Montreal Impact), Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Will Johnson (Portland Timbers), Mike Magee (Chicago Fire), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City), Marco Di Vaio (Montreal Impact), Thierry Henry (New York Red Bulls), Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy), Camilo Sanvezzo (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

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