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Timbers land 3 on MLS Best XI

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by: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: NICK FOCHTMAN - Diego Valeri gets congratulations from Portland Timbers teammates after scoring the first goal of the season at home against New York on March 3. Three Portland Timbers — midfielders Diego Valeri and Will Johnson and goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts — have made the MLS Best XI for 2013.

MLS players, club leadership and media members voted one goalkeeper, three defenders, four midfielders and three forwards to the Best XI.

The Los Angeles Galaxy and Sporting Kansas City each had two players on the squad.

MLS BEST XI

Goalkeeper – Donovan Ricketts (Portland Timbers)

Defender – Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City)

Defender – Jose Goncalves (New England Revolution)

Defender – Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy)

Midfielder – Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls)

Midfielder – Will Johnson (Portland Timbers)

Midfielder – Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers)

Midfielder – Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)

Forward – Marco Di Vaio (Montreal Impact)

Forward – Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy)

Forward – Mike Magee (Chicago Fire)