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Fire's Pappa makes first All-Star team

Updated: July 13, 2010, 7:43 PM ET
By Charlie Corr | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago Fire midfielder Marco Pappa was named to the 2010 MLS All-Star First XI on Tuesday.

It is the first All-Star selection for the 22-year-old Pappa, who has been the team's main source of offense of late. Pappa's six goals in 14 matches rank him tied for fifth in the league and already surpass last season's previous career high of five goals. Pappa also is tied for second in game-winning goals with three.

"When you continue to work hard, people will notice, and ...

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