New York Well-Represented On 2018 MLS All-Star Team

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Bradley Wright-Phillips (left) and David Villa.

New York will be well-represented at the 2018 Major League Soccer All-Star Game in Atlanta as three New York Red Bulls and two members of New York City FC will be heading south for the August 1 match vs. Serie A Champions Juventus.

Suiting up for the MLS All-Stars from the red half of New York will be Bradley Wright-Phillips, Michael Amir Murillo and Aaron Long. Representing the blue side of New York are David Villa and Alexander Ring.

Set for August 1 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the MLS All-Stars will be coached by Atlanta United FC’s Gerardo “Tata” Martino, whose team as of June 29 has the most points in MLS. Juventus is led by Massimiliano Allegri, who recently completed his fourth season with the Old Lady.

2018 MLS All-Star Game Roster by Position

Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan^ (Atlanta United), Zack Steffen* (Columbus Crew SC

Defenders: Francisco Calvo* (Minnesota United), Laurent Ciman^ (Los Angeles Football Club), Alphonso Davies# (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Matt Hedges* (FC Dallas), Aaron Long* (New York Red Bulls), Michael Murillo* (New York Red Bulls), Michael Parkhurst^ (Atlanta United), Graham Zusi^ (Sporting Kansas City)

Midfielders: Miguel Almirón^ (Atlanta United), Ezequiel Barco^ (Atlanta United), Jonathan dos Santos* (LA Galaxy), Alberth Elis* (Houston Dynamo), Ignacio Piatti* (Montreal Impact), Alexander Ring* (New York City FC), Ilie Sanchez* (Sporting Kansas City), Diego Valeri^ (Portland Timbers), Yoshimar Yotún* (Orlando City SC), Wilfried Zahibo* (New England Revolution)

Forwards: Sebastian Giovinco* (Toronto FC), Zlatan Ibrahimović^ (LA Galaxy), Josef Martínez^ (Atlanta United), Carlos Vela^ (Los Angeles Football Club), David Villa* (New York City FC), Bradley Wright-Phillips# (New York Red Bulls)

^Fan XI selection
*Gerardo “Tata” Martino selection
#Commissioner Don Garber selection