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The roster set to face English Premier League giant Arsenal in the 2016 MLS All-Star Game was revealed Sunday afternoon. Fourth-place Real Salt Lake will have a representative — and it's a familiar one.

Captain Kyle Beckerman will be the lone RSL player representing the club against Arsenal with the MLS All-Stars on Thursday, July 28, at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif. Beckerman, 34, was named an All-Star for the ninth time in his 17-year career by MLS Commissioner Don Garber, who traditionally makes two selections himself to round out the 26-man game day roster every year. RSL (8-6-6, 30 points) is 5-4-4 in Beckerman's 13 starts in 2016. The defensive midfielder has no goals and has registered one assist this year.

"It's always a great honor when I go represent RSL and a great opportunity for MLS to go against a world-class powerhouse in Arsenal," Beckerman said in a club release. "It will be a really good challenge for our team and one that will be really fun to be a part of."

Garber's other selection was FC Dallas midfielder Mauro Diaz.

The MLS All-Star fan XI, nominated by media and selected by fans, includes: Andre Blake (Philadelphia Union), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Laurent Ciman (Montreal Impact), Keegan Rosenberry (Philadelphia Union), Kaká (Orlando City SC), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Andrea Pirlo (New York City FC), Giovani dos Santos (LA Galaxy), Didier Drogba (Montreal Impact), Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC), and David Villa (New York City FC).

Thirteen additional players were chosen for the team Sunday: goalkeeper David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), defenders Brandon Vincent (Chicago Fire), Liam Ridgewell (Portland Timbers), Steve Birnbaum (D.C. United), Kendall Waston (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Andrew Farrell (New England Revolution), midfielders Jermaine Jones (Colorado Rapids), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC), Sacha Kljestan (New York Red Bulls), and forwards Ignacio Piatti (Montreal Impact), Cyle Larin (Orlando City SC), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes) and Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC).

"The players that were selected are very popular in their market and very popular nationwide," said San Jose coach Dominic Kinnear, who will coach the MLS All-Stars against Arsenal. "Some wonderful players on the list with incredible backgrounds and incredible resumes, so it's going to be fun being in the same locker room as these guys and enjoying a good game."

Prior to RSL's 0-0 draw against the New England Revolution Saturday night, RSL coach Jeff Cassar said he thought several of his players had the credentials to earn All-Star nominations this season.

"I think the way we started the year and the way we've played soccer, I think a lot of people are deserving, I really do," he said. "But it's not up to me to pick. I'm not one that's going to [lobby]. I'll let their performances do their talking for them. I think we have a handful of guys who deserve it, both in the attack and in the defense as well."

RSL will have four representatives in the MLS Homegrown game on Wednesday, July 27, in San Jose. MLS legend and coach Landon Donovan chose RSL homegrown players Justen Glad, Jordan Allen, Phanuel Kavita and Danilo Acosta to his team that will face the Mexican U-20 national team at Avaya Stadium.

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2016 MLS All-Star Game Roster to face Arsenal

• Goalkeeper: David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Andre Blake (Philadelphia Union)

• Defenders: Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Steve Birnbaum (D.C. United), Laurent Ciman (Montreal Impact), Andrew Farrell (New England Revolution), Liam Ridgewell (Portland Timbers), Keegan Rosenberry (Philadelphia Union), Brandon Vincent (Chicago Fire), Kendall Waston (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)

• Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Mauro Diaz (FC Dallas), Giovani dos Santos (LA Galaxy), Jermaine Jones (Colorado Rapids),  Kaká (Orlando City SC), Sacha Kljestan (New York Red Bulls), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Andrea Pirlo (New York City FC), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC)

• Forwards: Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Didier Drogba (Montreal Impact), Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC), Cyle Larin (Orlando City SC), Ignacio Piatti (Montreal Impact), David Villa (New York City FC), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)