Major League Soccer is bringing its All-Star game to the home of Sporting Kansas City.
MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced Thursday that Livestrong Sporting Park would host the July 31 game between MLS All-Stars and an international club still to be determined. It will be the 10th time that MLS All-Stars have played an international opponent.
''This market has just been so incredibly exciting for all of us at Major League Soccer, and really for soccer fans throughout the United States and North America,'' Garber said. ''This has been one of the great, great success stories for our sport.''
Last year's game between MLS All-Stars and Premier League club Chelsea was played at PPL Park in Chester, Pa., just outside of Philadelphia. The MLS side won that game 3-2.
The opponent for this year's All-Star game will be announced at a later date, but Garber said that Sporting KC manager Peter Vermes would serve as coach for the MLS team.
The game in Kansas City, Kan., follows a successf...