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Former Manchester United and West Ham star Hernandez describes the 'surreal' excitement of captaining the MLS All-Star team against Liga MX

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Javier Hernandez says it will be a "surreal" experience leading an MLS team against players from his home country. The former Manchester United striker, 34, has been named captain of the MLS side to face Liga MX in the MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday in Minneapolis. I was.

MLS hosts the All-Star Game every year, with a team made up of the top players across the division and this year against a similar team in Mexico's top his tier.

Hernández joined United in 2010 after starting his career in Guadalajara, Mexico.

He said:

"This is the right point of view, so I am grateful, grateful, very grateful, very happy and satisfied. Captains who represent the players are always needed." But we can all be leaders.

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I'm the captain of my own team. It's part of the game and I don't need special treatment.

Being a Mexican player is kind of surreal, I'm just grateful and very humbled, but being captain doesn't mean I'm more important than anything else."

Former Tottenham and Newcastle forward DeAndre Yedlin and former Arsenal forward Mexican Carlos Vela will also feature in the MLS side.

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MLS where he spent 13 years and coached Minnesota United and lead the MLS side.

Heath said: That's what we have when we're surrounded by top-draw talent.

"I'm really looking forward to getting to know them a little more than just shaking hands after the game." ''