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Atlanta selected to host 2018 MLS All Star Game

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Atlanta has become one if the premier soccer cities in America, and now it get to host the best players MLS has to offer next summer.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Mercedes-Benz Stadium will host the 2018 MLS All Star-Game, where the league's best will take on one of the big clubs from Europe.

5 things we learned from 2017 MLS All-Star Game against Real Madrid

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Here are the five things we learned from the 2017 MLS All-Star game, as Real Madrid beat the MLS All-Stars on penalties in Chicago.

1. Adidas Pays Up

The big news at the All-Star game had nothing to do with the game itself.

5 things we learned from 2017 MLS All-Star Game against Real Madrid

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Here are the five things we learned from the 2017 MLS All-Star game, as Real Madrid beat the MLS All-Stars on penalties in Chicago.

1. Adidas Pays Up

The big news at the All-Star game had nothing to do with the game itself.

Real Madrid emerges victorious in penalty kicks to win MLS All-Star Game

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It took penalty kicks to decide a winner in Wednesday's MLS All-Star Game and, when the dust cleared, Real Madrid was crowned this summer's victors.

Following a 1-1 draw in regular time, Real Madrid topped the MLS All-Stars, 4-2, on penalty kicks to win Wednesday's MLS All-Star Game at Soldier Field.

The Local Fan’s Guide to the All-Star Game

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MLS fans, coaches, and players may have conspired (or not) to shut the Revolution out of this year's All-Star Game, but that doesn't necessarily render it meaningless to the New England soccer fan.

With the league's midsummer classic on tap, we give you plenty of reasons to watch the league's best against Real Madrid on Wednesday.

Altidore, Acosta, Dwyer headline finalized MLS All-Star roster

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Several U.S. Men's National Team stars and international playmakers headline the finalized MLS All-Star roster.

Jozy Altidore, Kellyn Acosta and Giovani dos Santos headline the finalized 24-man squad set to face Real Madrid in the MLS All-Star Game on Aug.

Gonzalez, Carleton, Adams headline MLS Homegrown roster

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MLS has unveiled what is likely the most talented roster yet for the MLS Homegrown game.

Jesse Gonzalez, Andrew Carleton and Tyler Adams headline the MLS roster to take onthe Chivas de Guadalajara Under-20 Team in the fourth annual MLS Homegrown Game, which is set for Aug. 1 at Toyota Park.

Bale, Modric, Kroos in; Ronaldo out of Real Madrid roster for MLS All-Star Game

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Cristiano Ronaldo will not be involved in this summer's MLS All-Star Game, but several of Real Madrid's heavy-hitters will be making the trip.

Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos headline the Spanish giant's roster for their trip to the U.S. Real is set to play matches in the International Champions Cup before taking on the MLS All-Stars on August 2 in Chicago.

MLS All-Star Game 2017 adidas Jersey

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Major League Soccer today unveiled the jersey that will be worn by their All Stars when they face reigning reigning Spanish La Liga, UEFA Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup champions Real Madrid at Soldier Field in Chicago on on August 2nd in the 2017 MLS All-Star Game. The 2017 MLS All-Star Game kit [.

MLS unveils jersey for All-Star Game

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With just over a month remaining before the MLS All-Stars take the field, the league has unveiled the team's full kit for this year's mid-summer match.

The MLS All-Stars are set to take on Real Madrid on August 2 at Soldier Field. When they do take the field against the reigning Champions League winners, the MLS team will don Target-sponsored blue kits featuring homages to both the U.

Real Madrid instead of Barcelona elects to play in 2017 MLS All-Star Game

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MLS today announced that the opponent in the 2017 MLS All-Star Game will be Real Madrid in a game that will be played at Chicago’s Soldier Field on August 2, 2017.

Initially, Barcelona was invited to play in the MLS All-Star Game but the Blaugrana has instead decided to play Juventus, Manchester United and Real Madrid in three matches across the United States this summer in the 2017 International Champions Cup.

Real Madrid instead of Barcelona elects to play in 2017 MLS All-Star Game

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MLS today announced that the opponent in the 2017 MLS All-Star Game will be Real Madrid in a game that will be played at Chicago’s Soldier Field on August 2, 2017.

Initially, Barcelona was invited to play in the MLS All-Star Game but the Blaugrana has instead decided to play Juventus, Manchester United and Real Madrid in three matches across the United States this summer in the 2017 International Champions Cup.

Report: MLS nearing deal with Real Madrid for All-Star Game

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MLS is reportedly close to bringing in one of the world's top teams for this summer's All-Star Game.

ESPN reported on Thursday that the league is nearing a deal with Real Madrid to participate in this summer's event, which is set for Aug. 2 at Chicago's Soldier Field. The deal would see Real Madrid become the first Spanish team to come stateside for the event.

2017 MLS All-Star game to be played at Soldier Field

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Major League Soccer has drawn plenty of big-name clubs to play in its All-Star Game in the past, but while the 2017 inviteeremains unconfirmed, the location will be large.

The league announced on Tuesday that theMLS All-Stars game will be played at Soldier Field in Chicago on August 2. The 2017 event marks the first time since 2010 that the All-Star Game is being held outside of a soccer-specific stadium.

Barcelona invited to play in 2017 MLS All-Star Game

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FC Barcelona has been invited to play in the 2017 MLS All-Star Game, a source confirmed to World Soccer Talk.

A final decision hasn't been made yet, but if Barcelona does accept the invitation, it's very likely that the All-Star Game will be played next summer at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.

Barcelona invited to play in 2017 MLS All-Star Game

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FC Barcelona has been invited to play in the 2017 MLS All-Star Game, a source confirmed to World Soccer Talk.

A final decision hasn't been made yet, but if Barcelona does accept the invitation, it's very likely that the All-Star Game will be played next summer at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.

Viewing audience for MLS All-Star Game declines for 3rd year in a row

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For the third consecutive year in a row, TV ratings for the MLS All-Star Game have declined. This year's game between the MLS All-Star team and Arsenal generated only 513,000 viewers on ESPN during a primetime broadcast that was televised live on Thursday, July 28.

Compared to three years ago, the viewing figure for the MLS All-Star vs.

Viewing audience for MLS All-Star Game declines for 3rd year in a row

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For the third consecutive year in a row, TV ratings for the MLS All-Star Game have declined. This year's game between the MLS All-Star team and Arsenal generated only 513,000 viewers on ESPN during a primetime broadcast that was televised live on Thursday, July 28.

Compared to three years ago, the viewing figure for the MLS All-Star vs.

Garber expecting expansion announcements in the coming weeks

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The process of expansion is an ongoing one for Don Garber and Major League Soccer, and despite some recent difficulties, the league plans go go full speed ahead towards 28 teams.

Speaking during Thursday's night's MLS All-Star Game, Garber discussed several of the league's expansion projects.

MLS All-Star Game 2016 adidas Jersey

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An Major League Soccer All-Star team including the likes of Kaka, Andrea Pirlo and Didier [...]

League announces full MLS All-Star Game roster

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After recently announcing the league's starting XI for this month's 2016 MLS All-Star Game against Premier League side Arsenal, MLS revealed the rest of the gameday roster for the match.

The leaguerounded out its 26-player roster on Sunday during halftime of the Montreal Impact's match against New York City FC.

Morris, Glad highlight MLS Homegrown squad

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While the MLS All Stars face the challenging yet rewarding task of taking on Premier League side Arsenal later this month, the league's young guns also have an opportunity to make their mark on a big stage.

On Tuesday, former MLS great and U.S.

Villa, Giovinco headline 2016 MLS All-Star Fan XI

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The MLS All-Stars will feature a high-profile group when they take on Premier League side Arsenal on July 28.

The league announced on Saturday the 11 starters that will take the field against the Gunners at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California, including New York City FC striker David Villa and Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco.

Adidas unveils 2016 MLS All-Star jersey

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While fan voting for the 2016 MLS All-Star Game continues until early July, one question was answered in regards to what the MLS players will be wearing.

On Friday, adidas released the jersey for the July 28 showdown against Premier League side Arsenal, which will be played at the San Jose Earthquakes' Avaya Stadium.

Arsenal vs. MLS All-Stars game sold-out, but tickets available on secondary market

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Despite Arsenal's game against the MLS All-Stars being officially sold out, tickets can still be purchased on the secondary market.

With the capacity of San Jose's Avaya Stadium at only 18,000, it's no wonder that Arsenal vs. MLS All-Stars is the hottest ticket in town. In fact, tickets for the 2016 MLS All-Star Game have been sold out since April.

Arsenal vs. MLS All-Stars game sold-out, but tickets available on secondary market

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Despite Arsenal's game against the MLS All-Stars being officially sold out, tickets can still be purchased on the secondary market.

With the capacity of San Jose's Avaya Stadium at only 18,000, it's no wonder that Arsenal vs. MLS All-Stars is the hottest ticket in town. In fact, tickets for the 2016 MLS All-Star Game have been sold out since April.

Fan voting for 2016 MLS All-Star Game begins Thursday

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It's that time of the year again. Yes, time to vote on which players will represent MLS in this year's All-Star Game.

The ballot consists of two different methods of voting: the online vote and playing EA Sports FIFA 16.

The traditional voting process online remains the same, with 160 eligible players (eight per team) in the running for selection.

Kaka, Villa Lift All-Stars to Victory

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Early goals froma pair ofnew faces to the league this year helped send the MLS All-Stars to a 2-1 win over EPL side Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Co.

Kaka scored from the spot in the 20th minute after a David Villa corner kick was handled by Nacer Chadli inside the area.

New MLS signings are out-starring MLS All-Star game; By Steve Davis

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Major League Soccer, still relatively young, just past its awkward teenage years, is occasionally a strange place. Sometimes it performs like a talented young prodigy undone temporarily by a growth spurt – which means between the posh passes and savvy feints, he sometimes stumbles over his own fast-growing feet.

Real Madrid

Madrid Sinks All-Stars in PKs

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Dom Dwyer scored an 87th minute equalizer, but the MLS All-Stars fell on penalties in Wednesday's 1-1 (4-2 on PKs) loss to Real Madrid in front of 61,428 fans at Soldier Field in Chicago during the annual midsummer showcase.

Dwyer's goal originated from a Diego Valeri corner that Dax McCarty flicked off the post before it fell to the newest Orlando City striker, who shoved it onto the back of the net to send the match to penalties after 90 minutes.

Ahead of Real Madrid match, MLS stars find plenty of meaning in All-Star Game experience

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Wednesday's MLS All-Star Game isn't simply a friendly, but it also isn't a pure demonstration of how far the league has come. Rather, it's somewhere in between. An MLS win over Real Madrid won't send the Spanish club into a tailspin and an MLS defeat doesn't serve as a sign of the league's inferiority.

MLS confirms Real Madrid as All-Star Game opponent

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Major League Soccer announced on Saturday that this year's MLS All-Star Game will feature one of the world's most successful clubs: Real Madrid.

The MLS All-Stars will take on Real Madrid on August 2 at Solider Field in Chicago, marking the 13th straight year that the league's best will take on one of the world's top clubs.

MLS Homegrown Game

Late Kortne Ford header earns MLS Homegrowns tie with Chivas U-20s

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It took until the last possible minute, but an unlikely goalscorer did just enough to lead the MLS Homegrowns to a draw in Tuesday's annual showcase.

Kortne Ford scored a stoppage-time equalizer to earn the MLS Homegrown side a 2-2 draw with Chivas de Guadalajara Under-20sin the 2017 MLS Homegrown Game.

Pair of first half goals lead Mexico U-20s past MLS Homegrowns

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A familiar group of Mexico Under-20s proved too much to handle for MLS' Homegrown prospects.

Mexico winger Luis Marquez scored a pair of goals late in the first half to lead Mexico past the MLS Homegrowns, 2-0, on Wednesday night at Avaya Stadium.

Donovan prepares next generation for unique opportunity in MLS Homegrown Game

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Like any All-Star event, the MLS Homegrown Game is meant to be a fun exercise. Featuring 20of the league's best young prospects, the match presents a chance for the league's up-and-comers to shine, while offering a stress-free environment to reap the rewards of their hard work.

Arsenal

Wenger looks forward to Zelalem's growth following Rangers stint

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Arsene Wenger is playing the long game when it comes to development of Gedion Zelalem, but when that long game is complete, the Arsenal manager expects to find a player ready to compete on the highest level.

Zelalem, Wenger and Arsenal are stationed in San Jose ahead of Thursday's MLS All-Star Game, a match that will put the Premier League contender with MLS' elite.

Arsenal announced as MLS All-Star Game opponent

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The2016 MLS All-Stars will take the field against one of England's perennial heavyweights.

MLS announced on Thursday that Arsenal will serve as the opponent for the 2016 MLS All-Star Game, which is scheduled for July 28 at theSan Jose Earthquakes' Avaya Stadium. The trip stateside will be Arsenal's second in two years after not appearing in the U.

The Rest

Addition of Erik Palmer-Brown headlines three changes to MLS Homegrown roster

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Coaches Brian McBride and Mick Magee have added three players to the MLS Homegrown Team roster ahead of Tuesday's clash with Chivas de Guadalajara's U-20 team.

Sporting Kansas City defender Erik Palmer-Brown, Atlanta United midfielder Chris Goslin, and Real Salt Lake midfielder Jose Hernandez have all been brought into the squad.

No Revs On Final All-Star Roster

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It appears the Revolution will not send a representative to the MLS All-Star Game after the league announced the final roster on Tuesday.

After the MLS Fan XI was named earlier this month, the final selections which include two Commissioner's Picks and 11 selections by All-Star and Chicago Fire head coach Veljko Paunovic were announced Tuesday.

Union bits, All-Stars face Spurs tonight, Platini announces he’ll run to replace Blatter, more

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Union bits and bobs. Barnetta still training with Union. MLS All-Stars face Spurs tonight. Platini running to replace Blatter. More.