Former Red Bulls and current Chicago Fire midfielder Dax McCarty was picked by his coach for the MLS all-star game. (Jim Brown/USA TODAY Sports)
Thirteen more players Tuesday were added to the gameday roster for the Major League Soccer all-star game.
Two Commissioner’s Picks and 11 selections by all-star and Chicago Fire head coach Veljko Paunović were unveiled for the game at Soldier Field in Chicago on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 8:30 p.m. ET.
Fire captain and midfielder Dax McCarty, a former Red Bull, was selected.
No Red Bulls players made the team, for the first time in years. New York City FC captain and striker David Villa was voted in by the fans.
Paunović added the following 11 players:
Goalkeeper (1): Stefan Frei (Seattle Sounders FC)
Defenders (5): Hernán Grana (FC Dallas), Matt Hedges (FC Dallas), Johan Kappelhof (Chicago Fire), Michael Parkhurst (Atlanta United), Jelle Van Damme (LA Galaxy)
Midfielders (4): Giovani dos Santos (LA Galaxy), Dax McCarty (Chicago Fire), Ignacio Piatti (Montreal Impact), Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers)
Forwards (1): Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC)
MLS commissioner Don Garber selected standout players Kellyn Acosta of FC Dallas and Dom Dwyer of Sporting Kansas City to complete the 24-man roster set to face the reigning La Liga and UEFA Champions League title holders.
The full all-star roster:
Atlanta United (3): Miguel Almirón, Greg Garza, Michael Parkhurst
Chicago Fire (4): Johan Kappelhof, Dax McCarty, Nemanja Nikolić, Bastian Schweinsteiger
Colorado Rapids (1): Tim Howard
FC Dallas (3): Kellyn Acosta, Hernán Grana, Matt Hedges
Houston Dynamo (1): DaMarcus Beasley
LA Galaxy (2): Giovani dos Santos, Jelle Van Damme
Montreal Impact (1): Ignacio Piatti
New York City FC (1): David Villa
Orlando City SC (1): Kaká
Portland Timbers (1): Diego Valeri
Seattle Sounders FC (1): Stefan Frei
Sporting Kansas City (2): Dom Dwyer, Graham Zusi
Toronto FC (3): Jozy Altidore, Michael Bradley, Sebastian Giovinco