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2007 Sierra Mist MLS All-Star Game Tickets On Sale May 5

May 3, 2007 - Major League Soccer (MLS) News Release

NEW YORK (Thursday, May 3, 2007) - Major League Soccer today announced that tickets for the 2007 Sierra Mist MLS All-Star Game will go on sale to the public Saturday, May 5, 2007 at 12:00 p.m. ET. The match pits the best in Major League Soccer against Scottish champions and 2007 UEFA Champions League participants, Celtic FC, at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., on Thursday, July 19, 2007 at 9:00 p.m. ET live on ESPN2.

Starting today, May 3, fans may use their Visa® card to purchase tickets during an exclusive presale by logging onto http://www.ticketingcentral.com/V2/Home.aspx?Context=7596413&Offer=301621 or calling TicketHorse at 1-866-461-6556. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and are only available while supplies last. There is a limit of four tickets per customer for the presale. Visa is a proud sponsor of Major League Soccer.

Tickets for the midsummer showcase range from $40-$60 (Endline - $40, Corner Flag - $50, Premium - $55, VIP - $60) and can be purchased at the Dick's Sporting Goods Park Box Office, located at 6000 Victory Way, from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. local time Monday-Friday, Saturdays from 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. or by calling TicketHorse. For complete seating and pricing information or to purchase tickets, log onto www.coloradorapids.com or www.tickethorse.com. Tickets may also be purchased at the ticket kiosks of all Colorado-area Dick's Sporting Goods locations. As always, MLS welcomes fans to pay for their tickets with their Visa card.

Celtic captured their 41st domestic championship in April, and features such high-profile players as Captain Neil Lennon, Polish goalkeeper Artur Boruc, Scottish defenders Steven Pressley and Stephen McManus, Japanese midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura, Danish midfielder Thomas Gravesen and Dutch midfielder Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink. Celtic has one of the most dedicated and widespread fan bases in all of soccer.

This will be the fourth time that the League's best players battle one of the world's top clubs in the Sierra Mist MLS All-Star Game, which was adopted to ensure the most competitive All-Star spectacle in U.S. professional sports. The MLS All-Stars have won all three previous meetings, outscoring international opponents 8-2. Last year, the MLS All-Stars defeated two-time defending Premier League Champions Chelsea FC, 1-0, on a goal by Houston Dynamo midfielder Dwayne De Rosario.

In 2005, the MLS All-Stars defeated English Premier League club Fulham FC, 4-1, at a sold out Columbus Crew Stadium and in 2003, the MLS All-Stars downed storied Mexican club CD Guadalajara, 3-1, at The Home Depot Center with Carlos Ruiz capturing MVP honors.

For more information on the 2007 Sierra Mist MLS All-Star Game, please visit www.MLSnet.com.


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