2016 MLS All-Star Game
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2016 MLS All-Star Game

2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game
AT&T All-Star San Jose '16
2016 MLS All-Star Game logo.jpg
Event2016 Major League Soccer season
DateJuly 28, 2016 (2016-07-28)
VenueAvaya Stadium, San Jose, California
Most Valuable PlayerChuba Akpom (Arsenal)
RefereeChris Penso (United States)
WeatherClear, 84 °F (29 °C)

The 2016 Major League Soccer All-Star Game, the 21st annual Major League Soccer All-Star Game, took place on July 28, 2016 (7:30 p.m. EDT, 4:30 p.m. local time) at Avaya Stadium, the home of the San Jose Earthquakes. The game was televised live on ESPN and Univision in the United States, and on TSN and RDS in Canada.[1] The game featured the MLS All-Star team playing English side Arsenal, with the match being a preseason friendly for Arsenal as part of their tour of California.[2]

Chuba Akpom was named MVP.


MLS All-Stars

The MLS All Star Fan XI was announced on July 9, 2016, however members of this XI were not guaranteed a slot in the 22 man game day squad.[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.


a Injured or otherwise unable to play.


On July 22 Arsenal announced a 25-man traveling squad for the MLS All-Star game:[4]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.


a Injured or otherwise unable to play.
b Development Squad


MLS All-Stars United States Canada1-2England Arsenal
Drogba Goal 45+2' Report Campbell Goal 11' (pen.)
Akpom Goal 87'
MLS All-Stars
GK 1 Jamaica Andre Blake Substituted off 45'
DF 12 United States Keegan Rosenberry Substituted off 45'
DF 23 Belgium Laurent Ciman Yellow card 10' Substituted off 45'
DF 37 Belgium Jelle Van Damme Substituted off 45'
DF 95 United States Kellyn Acosta Substituted off 57'
MF 21 Italy Andrea Pirlo Substituted off 32'
MF 25 United States Kyle Beckerman Substituted off 45'
MF 17 Mexico Giovani dos Santos Substituted off 45'
MF 22 Brazil Kaká (c) Substituted off 45'
FW 7 Spain David Villa Substituted off 33'
FW 11 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba Substituted off 45'
GK 34 United States David Bingham Substituted in 45'
DF 3 United States Brandon Vincent Substituted in 57'
DF 4 Costa Rica Kendall Waston Substituted in 45'
DF 14 United States Andrew Farrell Substituted in 45'
DF 15 United States Steve Birnbaum Substituted in 45'
MF 2 United States Clint Dempsey Substituted in 73'
MF 6 United States Darlington Nagbe Substituted in 45'
MF 8 United States Chris Wondolowski Substituted in 73'
MF 16 United States Sacha Kljestan Substituted in 32' Substituted off 73'
MF 20 United States Wil Trapp Substituted in 45'
MF 28 Argentina Ignacio Piatti Substituted in 33' Substituted off 73'
MF 29 Argentina Mauro Díaz Substituted in 45'
FW 9 Canada Cyle Larin Substituted in 77'
FW 10 Italy Sebastian Giovinco Substituted in 45' Substituted off 77'
United States Dominic Kinnear
GK 33 Czech Republic Petr ?ech (c) Substituted off 67'
DF 2 France Mathieu Debuchy Substituted off 45'
DF 16 England Rob Holding
DF 37 Poland Krystian Bielik Substituted off 45'
DF 3 England Kieran Gibbs Substituted off 45'
MF 35 Egypt Mohamed Elneny Substituted off 67'
MF 34 France Francis Coquelin Substituted off 45'
MF 10 England Jack Wilshere Substituted off 45'
MF 15 England Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Substituted off 67'
MF 28 Costa Rica Joel Campbell Substituted off 68'
FW 14 England Theo Walcott Substituted off 67'
GK 26 Argentina Emiliano Martínez Substituted in 67'
DF 18 Spain Nacho Monreal Substituted in 45'
DF 21 England Calum Chambers Substituted in 45'
DF 24 Spain Héctor Bellerín Substituted in 45'
MF 17 Nigeria Alex Iwobi Substituted in 45'
MF 29 Switzerland Granit Xhaka Substituted in 45'
MF 31 France Jeff Reine-Adélaïde Substituted in 68'
MF 40 United States Gedion Zelalem Substituted in 67'
FW 32 England Chuba Akpom Substituted in 67'
FW 68 England Chris Willock Substituted in 67'
France Arsène Wenger

Most valuable player:
England Chuba Akpom (Arsenal)[5]

Assistant referees:[6]
Frank Anderson
Matthew Nelson
Fourth official:[6]
Juan Guzman
Fifth official:[6]
Chris Strickland

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • Unlimited substitutions.
  • No extra time.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.


  1. ^ "San Jose's Avaya Stadium to host 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game" (Press release). Major League Soccer. May 28, 2015.
  2. ^ "English Premier League giants Arsenal to play in 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game in San Jose". mlssoccer.com. February 11, 2016.
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ [2][dead link]
  5. ^ "All-Star: Arsenal's Chuba Akpom named MVP of 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game". MLSsoccer.com. July 28, 2016.
  6. ^ a b c "All-Star: Chris Penso named head referee for 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game vs. Arsenal". Mlssoccer.com. July 5, 2016.

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