Fans choose their starting players for the MLS All-Star Game
MLS fans were able to pick the players they want to see in the All-Star game that will pit the best of the US against Atlético Madrid in Orlando, Florida.
The US league called for a fan vote to choose their star team through its website. The voting window closed last night, and now, the MLS side have a team that features a formidable trio in attack.
MLS All-Star lineup
Goalkeeper: Brad Guzan (Atlanta United),
Defense: Walker Zimmerman (LAFC), Leandro González Pirez (Atlanta United) and Steven Beitashour (LAFC),
Midfielders: Nani (Orlando City), Ezequiel Barco (Atlanta United), Pity Martínez (Atlanta United) and Jonathan dos Santos (LA Galaxy),
Forwards: Carlos Vela (LAFC), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (LA Galaxy) and Wayne Rooney (DC United).
Players like Bastian Schweinsteiger (Chicago Fire), Josef Martínez (Atlanta United), Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City) and Tyler Miller (LAFC) were left out of the starting MLS All-star lineup.
Frank de Boer's Atlanta United provides the most players for the starting squad with a total of four, followed by Bob Bradley's Los Angeles FC with three.
One of the stars to watch for the Spaniards was Antoine Griezmann, but after formalizing his departure from the club, fans won't be able to see the world champion in action, nor his anticipated reunion with former teammate Carlos Vela.