Juventus named opponents for 2018 MLS All-Star Game in Atlanta
It’s a good news for Juventus sure!
Italian giants Juventus will be the opponents for the top players in Major League Soccer at the 2018 MLS All-Star Game, the league announced on Thursday.
The match will be played in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Aug. 1. Juventus become just the second Italian team to play in the All-Star Game, after Roma took part in 2013, recording a 3-1 victory.
“Facing the MLS All-Stars will be a great opportunity to get closer to the many passionate football fans in America,” Juventus president Andrea Agnelli said in a statement.
“For many years, the United States and Canada have been crucial markets for Juventus as evidenced by our opening of new academies in North America as well as our growing digital strategy bringing Juventus closer and closer to our fans on the continent as we return for a second straight summer.
“The first team will be ready in Atlanta, looking to show our quality and pride in being invited to play in this prestigious match.”
Established in 1897, Juventus are the most decorated club in Italy, winning more Serie A and Coppa Italia titles than any other club.