Liga MX announced the 25 players that make up the team of stars with which they will face the top figures of Major League Soccer, on August 25, in Los Angeles, California, at the Banc of California Stadium during the All-Star Game 2021.
The first 14 members of the team were the winners and nominees for the Ballon d’Or in the categories of Best Goalkeeper, Winger, Defense, Defensive Midfielder, Attacking Midfielder, Rookie and Forward. On the other hand, Juan Reynoso, from Cruz Azul, when he was chosen as the best Technical Director of the Season. was responsible for selecting 11 more players to complement the squad.
Player 26 will be selected by Mikel Arriola, Executive President of Liga MX, through a mechanic that will be announced in the coming days.
• Jose de Jesus Corona, Cruz Azul (Best Goalkeeper)
• Alfredo Talavera, Pumas (Nominated for Best Goalkeeper)
• Guillermo Ochoa, America (Selected by the Best DT)
• Matheus Doria, Santos Laguna (Best Defense)
• Pablo Aguilar, Cruz Azul (Nominated for Best Defense)
• Victor Guzman, Tijuana (Best Rookie)
• Cesar Montes, Rayados (Selected by the Best DT)
• William Tesillo, León (Selected by the Best DT)
• Fernando Navarro, León (Best Winger)
• Salvador Reyes, Puebla (Nominated for Best Side)
• Juan Marcelo Escobar placeholder image, Cruz Azul (Selected by the Best DT)
• Jesus gallardo, Rayados (Selected by the Best DT)
• Luis Romo, Cruz Azul (Best Defensive Midfielder)
• Luis Montes, León (Best Offensive Midfielder)
• Fernando Gorriarán, Santos Laguna (Nominated for Best Defensive Midfielder)
• Rubens Sambueza, Toluca (Nominated for Best Offensive Midfielder)
• Guido Pizarro, Tigres (Selected by the Best DT)
• Pedro Aquino, America (Selected by the Best DT)
• Diego Valdes, Santos Laguna (Selected by the Best DT)
• Angel Mena, León (Selected by the Best DT)
• Jonathan Rodriguez, Cruz Azul (Best Forward)
• Pedro Canelo, Toluca (Nominated for Best Forward)
• Santiago Munoz, Santos Laguna (Nominated for Best Rookie)
• André-Pierre Gignac, Tigres (Selected by the Best DT)
• Rogelio Funes Mori, Rayados (Selected by the Best DT)
• Juan Reynoso, Cruz Azul (Best Technical Director)
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