July 28, 2016 is just around the corner and soccer fans are eager to cheer for their favorite players and enjoy adrenalin pumping action of the MLS All-Star Game. New to soccer? Here’s what you need to know.
How does the game work?
The exhibition will follow standard 90-minute matches, with a few extra substitutions to showcase the playing skills and grit of the MLS All-Star players.
What is the MLS All-Star Game?
The game is held annually to exhibit and feature the best players of the MLS. Players from various soccer clubs are selected to battle it out on the playing field for a star-studded match. And since its establishment in 1996, exactly 20 years ago, it has become one of the most anticipated annual events in sports.
Some years the All-Star game place East vs. West players. Other years, MLS All-Stars play international teams, like Manchester United. This year, the MLS All-Stars play Arsenal.
Who are the Arsenal FC and why it is a game to watch?
The Arsenal FC is one of the most popular soccer teams, if not the biggest team there is. The team was founded in 1886 and has won an impressive 12 FA cups and 13 league titles. This powerhouse team against the selected elites in the MLS All-Star team will be a match to behold. Needless to say, fans will be treated to a breathtaking and adrenaline pumping match.
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