Henry to captain MLS All-Stars against AS Roma (Reuters)

Jul 30, 2013; Kansas City, KS, USA; MLS player Thierry Henry of the New York Red Bulls (left) talks with AS Roma forward Francesco Totti (right) during training in advance of the 2013 MLS All Star Game at Sporting Park. (John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports)

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former France striker Thierry Henry has been appointed captain of the Major Soccer League’s All-Star team for Wednesday’s clash with AS Roma in Kansas City. Henry was awarded the captain’s armband by All-Star coach Peter Vermes, following in the footsteps of David Beckham who led the All-Stars against Manchester United two years ago. Henry made his All-Star debut in that match, which Manchester United won 4-0, but a year later, he helped the All-Stars defeat Chelsea 3-2. “What was great about last year, when we won against Chelsea, was not that we won against Chelsea. …


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