March 03, 2008
Shalrie Joseph made his third straight appearance in the MLS Cup
as a member of the New England Revolution. Joseph was named an MLS
Best XI at the end of the season for the second time, earned his
fourth selection to the All-Star team and also served as a team
captain of the All-Star team. For the past two seasons Joseph has
named to the All-Star team as a First XI selection, a distinction
given to the top vote-getters in the league. In a ranking published
by Yahoo! Sports, Joseph was rated as the best player in the MLS.
"Strong and intelligent, Joseph is the heartbeat of the Revs," the
article said. Joseph holds a share of the New England club record
with six career penalty kicks made.
In 2007, Joseph started in all 27 games in which he played. The
defensive midfielder tallied four goals and five assists during the
regular season and also picked up two assists during four post
season games. Joseph was selected by the Revolution as the 14th
overall pick in the 2002 MLS SuperDraft.
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