The MLS All-Star Game facilities a league’s best players on one team, holding on a unfamiliar bar team. And for a 2017 All-Star Game, a joining has reeled in arguably a biggest bar in a universe to be their opposition: Real Madrid.
MLS’s marquee summer eventuality will take place on Aug 2 during Soldier Field in Chicago, IL. The match, promote on FS1, will underline Cristiano Ronaldo and Co. squaring off opposite a best MLS has to offer.
Whereas in some years, it’s tough to count on a European team’s best players personification in summer friendlies, Real Madrid should have all theirs on arrangement during Soldier Field. There is no World Cup or Euros this Jun so all of a Merengues will get a (relatively) extensive summer mangle and be in movement by a start of August.
That means Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema, Luka Modric, Sergio Ramos and Toni Kroos all on a field. Plus, who knows that stars a Merengues competence pointer this summer? And they’ll take on an MLS group that should underline a likes of Sebastian Giovinco, David Villa, Giovani dos Santos and, of course, former Real Madrid star Kaka.
The MLS All-Star Game has featured a unfamiliar group given 2005, when they ceased with a normal East vs. West format. Since then, a MLS group has left 7-5 opposite their unfamiliar opponents, with wins over a likes of Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Tottenham. However, they have been beaten twice by Manchester United, and mislaid to Arsenal a year ago.
This will be a initial time Real Madrid plays in a MLS All-Star Game, and also a initial time that Soldier Field plays horde to a game. With such a large group coming, we can gamble that all 61,500 seats will be filled, and MLS’s summer classical will get a brightest of spotlights.
Looking behind during MLS’s prior general All-Star Game opponents