Atlético Madrid will be the opponent for the best-of-MLS team at this year’s MLS All-Star Game in Orlando.
The Spanish club, coached by Diego Simeone, features several big names including Antoine Griezmann, Jan Oblak, Diego Costa, Álvaro Morata, Thomas Lemar, Koke and Saúl Ñíguez. Atletico Madrid continues the trend of a major European club coming to the USA to take on MLS’s top talent, something that has happened for the last 14 years.
Recent MLS All-Star opponents have included Juventus, Real Madrid, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, with MLS falling to Juventus and Real in penalties in each of the last two seasons. Read more... (224 words, estimated 54 secs reading time)