Former Newcastle star named alongside Thierry Henry in MLS team of the year
The MLS team of the year features former Newcastle striker Obafemi Martins lining up alongside Thierry Henry,
The Major League Soccer best eleven was named yesterday and Martins was an easy choice having scored 17 goals and also registered 13 assists.
The team was picked by a combination of MLS players, club management and members of the media.
A big pointer to the current and future health of football in America is the fact that six American players make this best eleven.
This rubber stamps the impressive performance the USA national team gave in the World Cup earlier this year.
Bill Hamid (Goalkeeper) D.C. United /USA
Chad Marshall (Defender) Seattle Sounders FC/USA
Bobby Boswell (Defender) D.C. United/USA
Omar Gonzalez (Defender) LA Galaxy/USA
Lee Nguyen (Midfielder) New England Revolution/ USA
Landon Donovan (Midfielder) LA Galaxy/USA
Diego Valeri (Midfielder) Portland Timbers/Argentina
Thierry Henry (Midfielder) New York Red Bulls/France
Robbie Keane (Forward) LA Galaxy/ Ireland
Bradley Wright-Phillips (Forward) New York Red Bulls/England
Obafemi Martins (Forward) Seattle Sounders FC/Nigeria
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