Galaxy forward Giovani dos Santos and defender Jelle Van Damme were selected Tuesday for the MLS All-Star team that will play Spanish superclub Real Madrid on Aug. 2 in Chicago.
They were named to the team by Chicago Fire head coach Veljko Paunović, supplementing players chosen for the game in a vote of fans.
In addition, MLS Commissioner Don Garber added Kellyn Acosta of FC Dallas and Dom Dwyer of Sporting Kansas City to the 24-man roster.
Left off the team, however, were arguably the Galaxy’s two best players in the first half of the season — left back Ashley Cole and midfielder Romain Alessandrini.
Cole, 36, has been a rock on the backline for the injury-plagued...