Next time MLS sends a squad to face a team like Real Madrid, they'd do better to send a club team instead of an All-Star squad, writes Frank Dell'Apa.
Michael Owen and Jonathan Woodgate have been named in Real Madrid's squad for Tuesday night's home match against a Major League Soccer All-Star XI.
Real Madrid will host the first European visit by Major League Soccer's (MLS) All-Star team when they face them in the Santiago Bernabeu Trophy on September 21, the Primera Liga club said on Friday.
England defender Jonathan Woodgate made his first appearance since joining Real Madrid a year ago when he played in the 5-0 win over the Major League Soccer All-Stars in the Santiago Bernabeu Trophy on Tuesday.
Image may well be everything for Major League Soccer when its All-Stars meet one of the world's most glamorous teams in Real Madrid.
The Major League Soccer All-Stars are determined to show they can compete with Europe's best when they take on Real Madrid in the Santiago Bernabeu Trophy on Tuesday.