Ibrahimovic, Villa & Giovinco headline MLS All-Star roster

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The squad will take on Juventus on Aug. 1 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, David Villa and Sebastian Giovinco were just three of the names headlining the star-studded MLS All-Star roster announced on Friday. 

The MLS All-Stars will take on Juventus on Aug. 1 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. 

Fans selected the starting XI, which was comprised of six players from hometown Atlanta United before midfielder Darlington Nagbe had to pull out due to injury. 

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Atlanta United manager Gerardo "Tata" Martino selected 14 more players for the squad, with commissioner Don Garber making two additional picks: Vancouver's teenage sensation Alphonso Davies and the New York Red Bulls' prolific forward Bradley Wright-Phillips.

The roster features five players who have represented their country at the 2018 World Cup: Francisco Calvo of Costa Rica, Panama's Michael Murillo, Jonathan dos Santos and Carlos Vela from Mexico, and Peru's Yoshimar Yotun.

FULL ROSTER
 
Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan^ (Atlanta United), Zack Steffen* (Columbus Crew SC)
 
Defenders: Francisco Calvo* (Minnesota United), Laurent Ciman^ (Los Angeles Football Club), Matt Hedges* (FC Dallas), Aaron Long* (New York Red Bulls), Michael Murillo* (New York Red Bulls), Michael Parkhurst^ (Atlanta United), Graham Zusi^ (Sporting Kansas City)
 
Midfielders: Miguel Almiron^ (Atlanta United), Ezequiel Barco^ (Atlanta United), Jonathan dos Santos* (LA Galaxy), Alberth Elis* (Houston Dynamo), Ignacio Piatti* (Montreal Impact), Alexander Ring* (New York City FC), Ilie Sanchez* (Sporting Kansas City), Diego Valeri^ (Portland Timbers), Yoshimar Yotun* (Orlando City SC), Wilfried Zahibo* (New England Revolution), Alphonso Davies# (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
 
Forwards: Sebastian Giovinco* (Toronto FC), Zlatan Ibrahimovic^ (LA Galaxy), Josef Martinez^ (Atlanta United), Carlos Vela^ (Los Angeles Football Club), David Villa* (New York City FC), Bradley Wright-Phillips# (New York Red Bulls)
 
^Fan XI selection
*Gerardo “Tata” Martino selection
#Commissioner Don Garber selection

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