The 2017 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target is coming to Chicago's Soldier Field, and now's your chance to be sure the Chicago Fire are represented when the game is played in their home city!
Cast your ballot for the 2017 MLS All-Star Game Fan XI presented by Target using the free MLS app and by playing EA SPORTS FIFA 17!
The eight players selected to represent the Chicago Fire in the vote are Nemanja Nikolic, David Accam, Juninho, Dax McCarty, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Johan Kappelhof, Brandon Vincent and Jorge Bava. Learn how to cast your votes for your favorite Men In Red below!
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WIN A TRIP TO THE All-STAR GAME
From now until Saturday, June 3, fans can vote for the Fan XI exclusively using the free MLS app. You can vote once per day and everyone that submits a ballot is entered to win a VIP trip to the 2017 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target. Also, you can earn a bonus contest entry if you share you picks after voting. So voting in the app gives you the most chances to win.
We will extend voting to mlssoccer.com and club websites on Saturday, June 3. All voting ends at midnight PT on June 30.
The online fan ballot consists of 176 players (eight per team) who were nominated by media members. Fans can vote for 10 players – a goalkeeper, three defenders, four midfielders and two forwards.
EA SPORTS "More Than a Vote" challenge
The 11th player – a forward – will be determined by the EA SPORTS™ “More Than a Vote” Challenge. Fans have the opportunity to vote one forward into the 2017 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target by scoring goals in EA SPORTS FIFA 17 on Xbox One, PlayStation®4, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system, and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system through June 30. The forward with the most votes – one goal equals one vote – on June 30 will occupy the final forward spot on the 2017 MLS All-Star Game Fan XI presented by Target. Cast your vote for Nemanja Nikolic by scoring goals with him in EA SPORTS FIFA 17!
More On The 2017 MLS ALL-STAR GAME presented by Target
The MLS All-Stars are set to take on Spanish giants Real Madrid at Soldier Field in Chicago on August 2 in the 2017 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target. The summer showcase will air at 9 p.m. ET on FS1, UniMás, TSN and TVA Sports domestically as well as across 170 countries globally.
In addition to the match, MLS will host nearly a week of events surrounding the game, including concerts, community service initiatives, player appearances, as well as an additional showcase match featuring the best young players from across the league. For more information about MLS All-Star Week, please CLICK HERE.
A total of 24 MLS players will be named All-Stars per the collective bargaining agreement. Media, fans, players, the All-Star coach, Veljko Paunovic of the Chicago Fire, and MLS Commissioner Don Garber all contribute in the All-Star selection process.
The 24 players named 2017 MLS All-Stars will be selected in three phases:
1) Ballot creation: Media members determined the field of players – eight players per team – who are most deserving of consideration for this year’s MLS All-Star Game presented by Target. Those players are eligible for fan voting.
2) Fan voting: From May 30 through June 30, fans will select the 2017 MLS All-Star Game Fan XI presented by Target. Fans can vote via the free MLS app starting on May 30 and on MLSsoccer.com beginning June 3.
- Via the EA SPORTS “More than a Vote” Challenge: Starting on May 30, fans will score as many goals as possible with their favorite MLS All-Star forward candidate in FIFA 17, with one goal equaling one vote. The forward with the most votes will occupy one of the forward spots on the 2017 MLS All-Star Game Fan XI presented by Target.
3) Team selection: The MLS All-Star head coach will select the gameday roster from the pool of eligible players determined by the media as well as the 2017 MLS All-Star Game Fan XI presented by Target and MLS Commissioner Don Garber’s two selections.