David Beckham headlines a team list which also includes Galaxy and USA captain Landon Donovan, World Cup veteran Edson Buddle and MLS Goalkeeper of the Year Donovan Ricketts.
Former USA coach Bruce Arena will lead his LA Galaxy team against Newcastle at EnergyAustralia Stadium on Saturday, November 27.
The Galaxy will depart for Australia on Tuesday night before arriving in Sydney on Thursday morning for The Qantas Challenge. The match, which will kickoff at 12:30 a.m. (PT), will be broadcast live in the US on the Fox Soccer Channel, starting at midnight with a 30-minute pregame show.
LA Galaxy Roster for The Qantas Challenge vs. Newcastle Jets:
GOALKEEPERS – Brian Perk, Donovan Ricketts, Josh Saunders
DEFENDERS – Gregg Berhalter, Alex Cazumba, A.J. DeLaGarza, Todd Dunivant, Sean Franklin, Omar Gonzalez, Leonardo
MIDFIELDERS – David Beckham, Chris Birchall, Juninho, Jovan Kirovski, Chris Klein, Dema Kovalenko, Eddie Lewis, Michael Stephens
FORWARDS – Edson Buddle, Landon Donovan, Bryan Jordan, Mike Magee
HEAD COACH – Bruce Arena