McBride, Friedel among stars playing for Cosmos in Scholes Testimonial

McBride, Friedel among stars playing for Cosmos in Scholes Testimonial

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McBride, Friedel among stars playing for Cosmos in Scholes Testimonial

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Former U.S. men's national team stars Brian McBride and Brad Friedel will be among the list of standouts who will suit up for the New York Cosmos in the Paul Scholes Testimonial Match against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Aug. 5th (on Fox Soccer Channel).

Scholes will be playing in his final match for Manchester United, ending one of the most impressive careers in the club's storied history, and the New York Cosmos is putting together a star-studded squad to face Scholes and United in that final match.

Here is the team, made up of international stars as well as members of the Cosmos Under-23 team:

Nicky Butt, Chad Calderone*, Sol Campbell, Fabio Cannavaro, Ibrahim Diaby*, Stefan Dimitrov*, David Diosa*, Brad Friedel, Marvin Iraheta*, Robbie Keane, Brian McBride, Dane Murphy*, Gary Neville, Yanik Reyering*, Michel Salgado, Moriken Sangary*, Patrick Vieira

*- New York Cosmos U-23 player

What do you think of the squad? Plan on watching the Testimonial? What did you think of Scholes as a player?

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