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MLS All-Stars' Chris Pontius, left, of D.C. United, celebrates a goal with Dwayne De Rosario, also of D.C. United, during the MLS All-Star game against Chelsea FC, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 in Chester, Pa. The MLS All Stars won, 3-2. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

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MLS All-Stars' Chris Pontius, left, of D.C. United, celebrates a goal with Dwayne De Rosario, also of D.C. United, during the MLS All-Star game against Chelsea FC, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 in Chester, Pa. The MLS All Stars won, 3-2. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

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MLS All-Stars' Chris Pontius, right, of D.C. United, celebrates with Dwayne De Rosario (7), also of D.C. United, after scoring against Chelsea FC during the second half of soccer's MLS All-Star game, Wednesday, July 25, 2012, in Chester, Pa. The MLS All-Stars won 3-2. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

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D.C. United All-Stars Chris Pontius (right) and Dwayne De Rosario celebrate after scoring against Chelsea in the MLS All-Star game in Chester, Pa., on Wednesday night. Pontius was named MVP in the MLS All-Stars' 3-2 win. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

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Preston Keres/Special to The Washington Times D.C. United’s Dwayne De Rosario and Chris Pontius will be joining coach Ben Olsen on the MLS All-Stars. It’s the seventh All-Star selection for De Rosario, the league’s reigning MVP. Pontius has had a standout season coming back from a broken leg.

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Preston Keres/Special to The Washington Times D.C. United’s Dwayne De Rosario and Chris Pontius will be joining coach Ben Olsen on the MLS All-Stars. It’s the seventh All-Star selection for De Rosario, the league’s reigning MVP. Pontius has had a standout season coming back from a broken leg.

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Chris Pontius has a career-high nine goals in just 16 games this season. He scored seven in 25 games last season before a broken leg ended his season in early September. (Preston Keres/Special to The Washington Times)

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Chris Pontius, shown here in a game from last season, had an assist for United on Sunday after missing three games with an injury.

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D.C. United's Dwayne De Rosario congratulates Chris Pontius on his first half goal at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (Preston Keres/Special to The Washington Times)

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D.C. United's Dwayne De Rosario congratulates Chris Pontius on his first half goal at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (Preston Keres/Special to The Washington Times)

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D.C. United's Chris Pontius (13) lines up a goal against Montreal's Shavar Thomas (3) for the first goal of the night at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, June 30, 2012. (Preston Keres/Special to The Washington Times)

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D.C. United's Chris Pontius scored the only goal in their 1-0 win over Philadelphia Union in the 78th minute. (The Washington Times)

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Chris Pontius (right) found the net three times in a 4-1 victory over the New York Red Bulls at RFK Stadium on Sunday, his first career hat trick. (Associated Press)

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D.C. United forward Maicon Santos (back), vying with Los Angeles midfielder David Beckham on March, 18, is tied with teammate Chris Pontius for the team lead in goals with four. (Associated Press)

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D.C. United's Chris Pontius suffered a broken leg in the team's last game, leaving a huge hole in the United attack. (The Washington Times)

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D.C. United's Chris Pontius (13) shoots the ball by the defense of New England Revolution's Stephen McCarthy, right, to score the winning goal during the second half of an MLS soccer match in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, April 14, 2012. D.C. United won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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** FILE ** D.C. United's Chris Pontius The Washington Times)

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Chris Pontius scored three goals Sunday night to lead D.C. United to a 4-1 win over the New York Red Bulls. (The Washington Times)

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D.C. United's Chris Pontius (shown in a game against Toronto FC) scored twice in United's 4-0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

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D.C. United's Chris Pontius pushes aside Seattle Sounders defender Patrick Ianni en route to scoring his second goal of the night during an MLS soccer game Thursday, June 10, 2010, in Seattle. (AP Photo/The Olympian, Tony Overman)