Voting Opens Today for 2023 MLS All-Star Game Presented by Target

May 31, 2023 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - New England Revolution News Release

NEW YORK - Major League Soccer today opened the voting process for the 2023 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target, which includes participation by players, fans, and media. The 2023 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target will feature the MLS All-Stars taking on Arsenal FC, the renowned 13-time English league champions, at Audi Field, home of D.C. United.

There are 19 New England Revolution players eligible on the voting ballot for the 2023 MLS All-Star Game. To qualify for the ballot, players must have appeared in at least 50 percent of league matches this season at the time the ballot was created on May 18. Players who did not qualify for the ballot are still eligible for selection by MLS All-Star head coach Wayne Rooney or Commissioner Garber.

The list of Revolution players on the voting ballot includes four former MLS All-Stars with six selections among them: attacking midfielder Carles Gil (2021 and 2022), center back Andrew Farrell (2016), forward Gustavo Bou (2021), and forward Jozy Altidore (2015 and 2017). Several regular Revolution starters are in contention for their first MLS All-Star selections include goalkeeper Djordje Petrović, center back Dave Romney, right back Brandon Bye, left back DeJuan Jones, defensive midfielders Matt Polster, Noel Buck, and Latif Blessing, and forwards Bobby Wood and Emmanuel Boateng.

Fan voting opens today, Wednesday, May 31, at 12 p.m. ET and will close at 11:59 p.m. PT on Wednesday, June 14. All fans can vote on or via the MLS App, and every fan has the unique opportunity to share their picks on social media.

Of the 26 MLS players to be selected for the All-Star Game, the breakdown is as follows:

12 players will be determined by a vote of MLS players, fans, and media. Each of the three voting groups will represent one-third of the combined vote.

12 players will be selected by MLS All-Star head coach Wayne Rooney of the host team, D.C. United.

Two players will be selected by MLS Commissioner Don Garber.

Players, fans and media will cast their votes for 11 players in a 4-1-2-3 formation: one goalkeeper, one right back, two center backs, one left back, one defensive midfielder, two attacking midfielders and three forwards/wingers. MLS reviewed performance metrics from the current season to categorize players in the positions where they are most utilized. The top players from each position from the combined vote will be named All-Stars. The 12th player selected will be the one who received the next-highest total of overall votes.

Every player from each of the 29 MLS clubs will receive a unique link to vote for their peers. Approximately 500 members of the media who regularly cover MLS will also make their selections to represent MLS.

The MLS All-Star Game presented by Target and MLS All-Star Skills Challenge presented by AT&T 5G at Audi Field will be available to watch in more than 100 countries and regions in English, Spanish, and French on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app. Fans can subscribe to MLS Season Pass now through the Apple TV app on Apple devices, smart TVs, streaming devices, set-top boxes, game consoles, and the web at

Tickets for the MLS All-Star Game presented by Target are on sale at

New England Revolution Players on 2023 MLS All-Star Voting Ballot

Player Name Position on Ballot

Jozy Altidore Forward/Winger

Esmir Bajraktarevic Forward/Winger

Latif Blessing Defensive Midfielder

Emmanuel Boateng Forward/Winger

Dylan Borrero Forward/Winger

Gustavo Bou Forward/Winger

Noel Buck Defensive Midfielder

Brandon Bye Right Back

Andrew Farrell Center Back

Carles Gil Attacking Midfielder

DeJuan Jones Left Back

Henry Kessler Center Back

Djordje Petrovic Goalkeeper

Matt Polster Defensive Midfielder

Justin Rennicks Forward/Winger

Dave Romney Center Back

Ben Sweat Left Back

Giacomo Vrioni Forward/Winger

Bobby Wood Forward Winger

*Players must have appeared in at least 50% of regular season games as of May 18 to be eligible on the voting ballot

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