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Real Salt Lake: Three players named to all-star roster

Published July 25, 2012 3:26 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Three more Real Salt Lake players have the distinction of being named MLS All-Stars. They just won't play.Joining the Inactive Roster was RSL goal keeper Nick Rimando, defender Jámison Olave and forward Fábian Espíndola, who joins Real midfielder Kyle Beckerman at the MLS All-Star game against Chelsea FC, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. (MDT) Wednesday at PPL Park in Chester, Pa., on ESPN2. The Inactive Roster was chosen by a league-wide player vote. Rimando, 33, has allowed 24 goals in 20 games, including eight shutouts. He is the second all-time MLS career winner. This is Rimando's third All-Star selection.RSL's four All-Stars is eclipsed by league-leading San Jose (six) and Sporting Kansas City (five).— Martin Renzhofer