Dynamo to host 2010 MLS All-Star Game

July 27, 2009 5:20:54 PM PDT
Major League Soccer announced Monday that the City of Houston, home of the two-time MLS Cup champion Dynamo, will host the 2010 MLS All-Star Game next summer.[SPORTS BLOG: Read the latest from the Eyewitness Sports team]

The city of Houston will host the 15th annual All-Star Game, with either Robertson Stadium or Reliant Stadium to be selected as the host venue. The 2010 MLS All-Star Game will be the seventh time the MLS All-Stars will take on a high-profile international club, continuing the tradition of the "MLS Takes on the World."

The 2010 All-Star Game will take place after the 2010 FIFA World Cup, but the date and opponent will not be announced until early next year.

"We are very proud to be hosting the MLS All Star game in 2010. Our selection as the host city is a true testament to the fans and the unique soccer culture that makes Houston one of the top soccer markets in the country," said Dynamo President & General Manager Oliver Luck.

The MLS All-Star Game is a showcase of the league's brightest talents on the field. It gives soccer fans from around the world a chance to see MLS' best compete with some of the world's most well renowned clubs. The MLS All-Stars are set to battle Everton FC (England) July 29 at Salt Lake City in the 2009 mid-summer event.

Besides the MLS All-Star Games, fans can attend other festivities, such as the MLS Soccer Jam that will take place during All-Star Week. Ticket information will be available in the coming months through the official Web site of the Houston Dynamo.

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