Dynamo announce Soccer Jam participants

Celebrities, Legends highlight the field

The Houston Dynamo announced today the roster of celebrities and legends who
will compete in an exhibition match, available to the public for free at the MLS
All-Star Jam on Tuesday, July 27, at Discovery Green Park as part of the
build-up to the 2010 AT&T MLS All-Star Game.

The match will feature celebrities and soccer legends
mixed between the two teams. Soccer legends include five members of the
United States roster at the
1994 FIFA World Cup and eight total former U.S.
internationals, including Women’s World Cup winners Brandi Chastain and Joy
Fawcett.

Celebrities at the event include comedian/actor Guy
Torry, who will serve as an MC, Houston Rockets first round draft pick Patrick
Patterson, who will coach one team, and the musical artist Phife, from Tribe
called Quest, who will coach the other team.

The tentative rosters are as
follows:

Team
1

Head coach – Phife (Tribe Called
Quest)
Assistant coach – Lovel Palmer (Houston
Dynamo)

Players: Jeff Agoos (New York Red Bulls technical
director; five-time MLS Cup champion; 1998, 2002 World Cups); Baby Bash
(rapper); Chingo Bling (musical artist); Brandi Chastain (1991, 1999, 2003
Women’s World Cups); Marcus Coleman (former Houston Texans defensive back);
Misael Espinoza (1994 World Cup); Allen Hopkins (ESPN sideline reporter); Alexi
Lalas (ESPN analyst; 1994, 1998 World Cups); Bubba McDowell (former Houston
Oilers defensive back); David Paul (KHOU Houston); Slim Thug (rapper); Eric
Wynalda (Fox Football Fone-In co-host; 1990, 1994, 1998 World
Cups).

Team
2

Head coach – Patrick Patterson (Houston Rockets draft
pick)
Assistant coach – Mike Chabala (Houston
Dynamo)

Players: David Anderson (Houston Texans wide receiver);
Marcelo Balboa (1990, 1994, 1998 World Cups); Corey Bradford (former Houston
Texans wide receiver); Joy Fawcett (1991, 1995, 1999, 2003 Women’s World Cups);
Brandi Garcia (Houston-area DJ); Phil Garner (former Houston Astros manager);
John Harkes (ESPN analyst; 1990, 1994 World Cups); Temryss Lane (Fox Football
Fone-In personality); Jesus Ortiz (Houston
Chronicle
reporter); Sarah Pepper (HOT 95.7 FM); Tab Ramos (1990,
1994, 1998 World Cups); Rasta Roots (DJ).

Referees

Corey Ashe, Danny Cruz (Houston Dynamo)

The MLS All-Star Jam will take place from 5-9 p.m. on
Tuesday, July 27, just one day before the MLS All-Stars face Manchester United
in the 2010 AT&T MLS All-Star Game at Reliant Stadium. Admission to the
All-Star Jam is free, and fans of all ages are
invited.