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Miles Robinson Named to 2021 MLS All-Star Game

August 4, 2021 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Atlanta United FC News Release

ATLANTA - Fresh off a breakthrough performance at the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup, Atlanta United defender Miles Robinson was selected to the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target, the league announced today. Robinson, who will be making his first All-Star Game appearance, was among 28 players honored today as MLS unveiled the complete roster.

The history-making match against the best of LIGA MX will take place on August 25 at 9 p.m. ET at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live in the United States on FS1 and Univision. Tickets are available at The announcement comes on the heels of the U.S. Men's National Team defeating the Mexico National Team in the Concacaf Gold Cup Final 1-0 with the game-winning tally coming from Robinson in extra time in the 117th minute. In league play, Robinson has the highest duel success rate at 73.6 percent (min. 50 duels) and is tied for sixth in total blocks (12).

The roster was determined through a combination of fan, player and media voting (13 players), designations by All-Star Head Coach Bob Bradley (13 players) and a pair of selections by MLS Commissioner Don Garber. The Commissioner's Picks for 2021 are Tajon Buchanan (age 22) and Cade Cowell (age 17).

Fifteen clubs are represented on this year's All-Star Game roster: Atlanta United, Columbus Crew, FC Dallas, LA Galaxy, Los Angeles Football Club, Minnesota United FC, Nashville SC, New England Revolution, New York City FC, Orlando City SC, Philadelphia Union, Real Salt Lake, San Jose Earthquakes and Seattle Sounders FC and Sporting Kansas City. The players have ties to 14 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, El Salvador, Hungary, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Spain, United States, Uruguay.

2021 MLS All-Star Game Roster

Last Name First Name Club Position All-Star Game No.

Araujo Julian LA Galaxy RB 2

Atuesta Eduard Los Angeles Football Club DM 20

Bou Gustavo New England Revolution W 7

Buchanan Tajon New England Revolution W 18

Cowell Cade San Jose Earthquakes FW 44

Gallese Pedro Orlando City SC GK 1

Gil Carles New England Revolution AM 22

Gomez Andrade Yeimar Seattle Sounders FC CB 28

Hernandez Javier 'Chicharito' LA Galaxy FW 14

Kreilach Damir Real Salt Lake CM 8

Murillo Jesus Los Angeles Football Club CB 94

Nani Orlando City SC W 17

Nouhou Seattle Sounders FC LB 5

Paulo João Seattle Sounders FC DM 6

Pepi Ricardo FC Dallas FW 24

Reynoso Emanuel Minnesota United FC AM 33

Robinson Miles Atlanta United CB 12

Roldan Alex Seattle Sounders FC RB 13

Roldan Cristian Seattle Sounders FC CM 23

Rossi Diego Los Angeles Football Club W 21

Ruidíaz Raúl Seattle Sounders FC FW 9

Salloi Daniel Sporting Kansas City W 19

Sands James New York City FC CB 16

Turner Matt New England Revolution GK 30

Vela Carlos Los Angeles Football Club W 10

Wagner Kai Philadelphia Union LB 27

Zelarayan Lucas Columbus Crew AM 11

Zimmerman Walker Nashville SC CB 25

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