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Wednesday, July 28, 2010
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LANDON DONOVAN AND THE MLS ALL STARS TAKE ON MANCHESTER UNITED

Makita, Official Power Tool Sponsor of MLS, joins 70,000 fans at Reliant Stadium in Houston

Major League Soccer’s top players took on Manchester United from the English Premier League in the 15th annual MLS All-Star Game at Reliant Stadium in Houston.
 
This is the first match between the teams. The MLS All-Stars have won three times in four matches against teams from the powerful English Premier League since 2005, losing only to Everton in penalty kicks in 2009.
 
The MLS All-Star lineup includes US World Cup hero Landon Donovan, 2008 league MVP Guillermo Barros Schelotto, past World Cup selections in Brian Ching, Edson Buddle and Bobby Convey and seven-time MLS All-Star Shalrie Joseph. LA Galaxy coach and former US national team boss Bruce Arena led the group.
 
Makita is the Official Power Tool Sponsor of Major League Soccer. Makita is also the Official Power Tool Sponsor of the Mexican National Soccer Team (FMF). Makita is the Official Power Tool Sponsor of Supercross. Makita is also a team sponsor of Rockstar Makita Suzuki Racing (Supercross, Motocross, Superbike, GNCC/Off-Road Motocross, Amateur Motocross), and Rockstar Makita LeDuc Racing (closed course off-road racing).

 

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