The 2018 Major League Soccer All-Star Game will not only take place in Atlanta at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on August 1 but it will also have five home team players on the roster.

Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan, striker Josef Martinez, midfielder Ezequiel Barco, defender Michael Parkhurst and midfielder Miguel Almiron, fresh off a two-goal golden spike performance on Saturday night in a 4-0 victory over visiting Orlando City, will be representing the team at the annual affair. The MLS All-Stars will be playing Series A giant Juventus.

Atlanta United midfielder Darlington Nagbe was voted onto the team as well but will miss the game due to an injury he suffered against Portland last week.

The match is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Atlanta United Argentine midfielder Ezequiel Barco and four teammates will represent the city at this year’s All-Star Game. Photo credit: Univision

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Donnell began his career covering sports and news in Atlanta nearly two decades ago. Since then he has written for Atlanta Business Chronicle, The Southern Cross...

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