Portland to host 2014 MLS All-Star Game

Portland to host 2014 MLS All-Star Game

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Portland to host 2014 MLS All-Star Game

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By IVES GALARCEP

It wasn’t exactly the most well-kept secret in American soccer circles, but Major League Soccer made it official on Wednesday, announcing that Portland’s Jeld-Wen Field will host the 2014 MLS All-Star Game.

MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson made the announcement on Wednesday for an event that is more than a year away, but an event that should offer the city of Portland another great opportunity to showcase some of the best soccer fan support in the country.

The 2013 MLS All-Star Game is set for July 31st at Sporting Park in Kansas City, with the MLS All-Stars taking on Michael Bradley and AS Roma.

What do you think of this announcements? Like the idea of having the All-Star Game in Portland? Plan on making the trip? Who would you like to see the MLS All-Stars play in the 2014 MLS All-Star Game?

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