Who's in the next wave of MLS stars?
A quick scan of the MLS roster for Thursday's All-Star Game against Arsenal (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN) reads like a who's who of past-their-prime European stars. There's 38-year-old Montreal Impact striker Didier Drogba. There's Andrea Pirlo, 37, and his New York City FC teammate David Villa, 34.
But a closer inspection of the squad list reveals plenty of up-and-comers, too. Add in Wednesday's Homegrown game (9 p.m. ET, mlssoccer.com) against Mexico's under-20 national team, and there's no shortage of young MLSers who have a chance to make their mark at home -- and, eventually, across the Atlantic -- in the months and years to come. Here are 10 players to keep an eye on in San Jose: