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MLS Name All-Star Game 2013 Site: Kansas City

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KANSAS CITY, KS - NOVEMBER 07: Sporting KC and the Houston Dynamo starting lineups huddle in a haze of pyrotechnic smoke prior to the Eastern Conference Semifinal game at LiveStrong Sporting Park on November 7, 2012 in Kansas City, Kansas
KANSAS CITY, KS - NOVEMBER 07: Sporting KC and the Houston Dynamo starting lineups huddle in a haze of pyrotechnic smoke prior to the Eastern Conference Semifinal game at LiveStrong Sporting Park on November 7, 2012 in Kansas City, Kansas

Major League Soccer announced today that Kansas City will be the host city for the 2013 MLS All-Star Game. The annual showcase event will feature three days of festivities, culminating in a match between the League's top players and a renowned international club on Wednesday, July 31 at Livestrong Sporting Park, home of Sporting Kansas City.

The 2013 MLS All-Star Game will be broadcast live at 7:30 p.m. CT on the ESPN, Univision, TSN and RDS family of networks. Exact networks will be announced at a later date.

The 2013 All-Star Game will mark the tenth time that an elite international club has played the MLS All-Stars, who are 6-2-1 in those matches. In addition to honoring the best players in MLS, the game has featured successful, world-famous clubs such as Manchester United (2010 & 2011), Everton FC (2009), Chelsea FC (2006 & 2012), and Chivas de Guadalajara (2003). The opponent for this year's game will be announced at a later date.