Atlanta United, host of the 2018 MLS All-Star Game, dominated fan voting with six players named to the MLS All-Star Fan XI.
They include three Americans -- goalkeeper Brad Guzan
defender Michael Parkhurst
and midfielder Darlington Nagbe
-- plus Miguel Almiron
, Ezequiel Barco
and MLS Golden Boot leader Josef Martinez
head coach “Tata” Martino
will coach the MLS All-Stars against Juventus Aug. 1 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Two players from LAFC -- captain Laurent Ciman
Mexico World Cup national team forward Carlos Vela
-- were also picked.
Barco, Martinez and Vela are first-time selections along with LA Galaxy forward Zlatan
The 2018 MLS All-Star gameday roster will consist of 24 players. In addition to the Fan Best XI, there will be Commissioner’s Picks and 11 players selected by
Martino. 2018 MLS All-Star Fan XI: Goalkeeper:
Brad Guzan (Atlanta United). Defenders:
Parkhurst (Atlanta United), Laurent Ciman (LAFC), Graham Zusi (Sporting KC). Midfielders:
Miguel Almiron (Atlanta United), Ezequiel Barco (Atlanta United), Darlington Nagbe (Atlanta
United), Diego Valeri (Portland). Forwards:
Josef Martinez (Atlanta United), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (LA Galaxy), Carlos Vela (Los Angeles FC).