The best of the best in Women's Pro Soccer will compete against Umea IK in Sunday's WPS All-Star Game.
Umeåis the top team in Damallsvenskan (Swedish premier division) and has won seven Swedish championships in the last four seasons (2005-2008). In 2007 and 2008 Umeåfinished runner-up in the UEFA Women's Cup with Marta on its roster for the five years before she joined the WPS.
Obviously, the Brazilian star was a shoe-in for this inaugural All-Star team, but an even vote from players, fans, coaches, and the media selected the the 18 woman roster. With players from all seven teams, the All-Stars had their first team practice on Saturday and will start the following players on Sunday (FSN and Comcast 5PM ET)
——-Tina Ellertson—–Christie Rampone—–Amy LePeilbet—-
Megan Rapinoe—–Shannon Boxx——Lori Chalupny——Kristine Lilly
All-Star reserves are: Hope Solo (GK), Cat Whitehill (D), Brittany Klein (D), Heather O'Reilly (M), Tiffeny Millbrett (F), Christine Sinclair (F), Abby Wambach (F)
What do you think about the All-Star roster? Agree or Disagree with the starters? How will the WPS fair against UmeÃ¥? Share your thoughts below.