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MLS announces 2013 all-star game opponent

30 May 1:16 pm

MLS announces 2013 all-star game opponent

With as well as FC Dallas is playing this season, you figure there is sure to be at least an All-Star or two on the roster and this morning Major League Soccer announced the opponent for the 2013 MLS All-Star Game.

Italian giants AS Roma will be taking on the MLS All-Stars at Sporting Park in Kansas City on July 31 (8PM CT, ESPN2, UniMas). 

This is the tenth time in MLS All-Star Game history that Major League Soccer will be taking on an international club and for the first time they'll be playing a club from Italy's Serie A. 

Of course, Roma is the home club of American midfielder Michael Bradley and their star-studded roster includes player like Daniele De Rossi and Francesco Totti. 

“We are honored to host AS Roma for the 2013 MLS All-Star Game. The weeklong events and game will be great for Kansas City as our fans here deserve it,” Sporting Club CEO Robb Heineman told MLSsoccer.com. “Our ownership group and organization is setting a strong emphasis on making this the best All-Star game there has been in our league. We welcome AS Roma, a great club with tremendous history, to Sporting Park on July 31st where it will be as loud and passionate as ever.”