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Landon Donovan to play MLS All-Star match

News 27 Jul 2013, 14:32 IST

Washington, July 27 (IANS)

Landon Donovan #10 of the United States battles for the ball against Mardoqueo Henriquez Dubon #23 of El Salvador in the first half during the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal game at M&T Bank Stadium on July 21, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Landon Donovan has been included in the MLS All-Star team as a replacement for his injured teammate Robbie Keane, which would extend his MLS All-Star participation streak to 13 seasons.

Donovan has played 13 matches for the Galaxy this season, contributing three goals and six assists, reports Xinhua.

He also did an excellent job at the ongoing CONCACAF Gold Cup, scoring five goals and making seven assists to help the US football team reach the final match of the tournament.

The MLS All-Star match would take place Wednesday, the MLS team would play Italian club AS Roma.

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