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The Daily Dirt: 2016 MLS All-Stars will face Arsenal

The All-Star Game is slated for late July.

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Arsenal is coming to America to meet the best of MLS. The North London club will serve as the opposition at the 2016 MLS All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday. It's Arsenal's first appearance in the event, which is scheduled for June 28 at San Jose's Avaya Stadium.

"We are pleased to welcome Arsenal, one of the most successful clubs in the world, to compete against the best of MLS," MLS commissioner Don Garber said in a prepared statement. "Our AT&T MLS All-Star Week has become a celebration for the North American soccer community, highlighted by two teams showcasing many of the world's top players. We look forward to a world-class event on July 28 at our newest state-of-the-art venue, Avaya Stadium."

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